Collections Management

  • Sample Contracts & Donor Agreements Several sample agreements are provided below to facilitate the acquisition by museums, archives and libraries of recorded sound materials from private collectors, recording studios, record companies, radio stations, private businesses, and other entities.
  • Grants & Funding The following organizations and foundations award grants for recorded sound initiatives, including preservation projects (from reformatting to cataloging), research projects or research travel.
  • Fair Use & Its Impact on Audio Preservation and Access From the "Library of Congress National Recording Preservation Plan":