How to deal with sound archives? Dilemmas on the technical preservation of oral history interviews
This text discusses the main problems that exist nowadays involving the preservation of oral history archives and aims at pointing out possible solutions. One of the greatest dilemmas is the disappearance of analogical magnetic tape recorders and the doubts about the longevity of digital technology. The discussion mentioned is based on the study of the specialized literature and on the observation of some practices on radio and TV.