1. Approaches to the national organisation of sound archives

The chapter draws heavily upon discussions held during annual conferences of the International Association of Sound Archives. Some of these discussions are summarised in the Association's journal, the Phonographic Bulletin. The relevant issues are listed below.

Cnattingius, C. 'Preservation of sound and pictures: a report of a Swedish government committee' in No. 11; 1975

Cnattingius, C. 'National research archives: specialized or multi-media archives?' in No. 16; 1976

Hubert, R. 'Circulation centres in Austria for the distribution of sound recordings: a national plan' in No. 23; 1979

Saul, P. 'National sound archives' in No. 16; 1976

Schuursma, R. 'National research sound archives: some thoughts for discussion' in No.14; 1976

Schuursma, R. 'National and specialized archives: a Dutch proposal' in No.16; 1976