Strategies to Preserve Rare Audio Recordings Funded
Recordings at Risk is a national regranting program, administered by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), to support the preservation of rare and unique audio and audiovisual content of high scholarly value through digital reformatting. The program aims to help institutions identify priorities and develop practical strategies for digital reformatting, build relationships with partners, and raise awareness of best practices.
Grants will range from $10,000 to $50,000 and will cover costs of preservation reformatting for fragile or obsolete time-based media content by qualified external service providers. Applicants must be U.S. nonprofit academic, research, or cultural heritage institutions.
The seventh application cycle will open on November 1, 2019; the application deadline is January 31, 2020.
Visit the CLIR website to review the Applicant Resources.