The IFLA PAC regional center at Qatar National Library is organizing this session to discuss the history of audio recording formats, from the 1857 phonautograph to 21st-century digital formats. We will discuss the most common audio carriers in the Middle East, with particular attention to the commercial music industry and radio in the region. The session will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
Hazem Jamjoum, Curator of the British Library’s early twentieth century audio recordings of relevance to Arab and Gulf History
Date: 23 June 2020
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Target Audience: Organizations and people interested in the collection and preservation of sound and audiovisual materials