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Amanda Jenkins, Librarian-in-Residence, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound
Karen Fishman, Supervisor, Moving Image and Recorded Sound Research Centers, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound
Created: June 28, 2018
Last Updated: September 5, 2019
The Recorded Sound Research Center provides access to the commercial and archival audio holdings of the Library of Congress. The collection, in the custody of the Motion Picture Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division since 1978, has grown to include over 3.5 million items encompassing audio formats from cylinders to CDs. The holdings complement the field recordings of the American Folklife Center and the moving image collections served in the Moving Image Research Center.