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BRITISH LIBRARY APPEALS TO FILM ARCHIVES TO HELP ‘SAVE OUR SOUNDS’

Save our Sounds is the British Library’s programme to preserve the nation’s sound heritage

The nation’s sound collections are under threat, both from physical degradation and as the means of playing them disappear from production. Archival consensus internationally is that we have approximately 15 years in which to save our sound collections by digitising them before they become unreadable and are effectively lost.
We would be very interested to hear about the current status of any and all sound collections and Film Archives UK may currently hold across all formats both analogue and digital.

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