[78-L] TODAY: ARSC Webinar on Audio QC Tools

ARSC Continuing Education Series arscceseries at gmail.com.invalid
Wed Apr 19 06:30:00 PDT 2023

Hi everyone,

Today, *April 19th*, the Association for Recorded Sound Collections
<http://www.arsc-audio.org/index.php> invites you to join us for the latest
installment in our Continuing Professional Education series of webinars ––
a roundtable conversation about scaling quality control techniques for
digital audio recordings. *As always, this program is free and open to the

*ARSC Continuing Education Webinar Series Presents:*

Pause for Flaws: Tools for Audio QC at Scale

Led by Dave Rice, Marcos Sueiro Bal, and Benjamin Houtman

*April 19, 2023 **2PM EST/11AM PST*

To register, click here: https://bit.ly/3yxUY4q

This webinar will review approaches for performing quality control
inspections on digital audio recordings. We will cover strategies to scale
quality control techniques from small file sets to large scale projects,
assess several open source and commercial products, present some new
quality control utilities, and provide several real-world use cases of
quality control practices within our archives.


Dave Rice is an audiovisual archivist and technologist. His work focuses on
independent media, open source technology in preservation applications, and
quality control analytics. He has worked as an archivist or archival
consultant at media organizations like CUNY, Democracy Now, the United
Nations, WITNESS, Downtown Community Television, and Bay Area Video
Coalition. He is a graduate of the L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film
Preservation and based in New York.

Marcos Sueiro Bal is the Archive Manager at New York Public Radio. He is a
member of the technical committees of ARSC and the International
Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA), and was part of the
Collection Management Task Force that drafted the Library of Congress
National Recording Preservation Plan in 2012. In 2011 he co-translated the
definitive text on audio preservation, IASA's Guidelines for the Production
and Preservation of Digital Audio Objects. Marcos has presented on audio QC
at IASA and ARSC conferences.

Benjamin Houtman is a New York City-based archivist currently guiding
digitization and conservation projects for New York Public Radio and for
the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University. A graduate of the
University of Texas at Austin School of Information, Ben has also worked as
an audiovisual archivist at the Trisha Brown Dance Company and at the Merce
Cunningham Trust.

We hope to see you today!

Yuri Shimoda
Dan Hockstein

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