Welcome to the McGill Audio Preservation Project (MAPP) home page. This project is part of a larger research plan to develop frameworks and tools for creating distributed digital music libraries.

Research Description

Since phonograph records are quickly disappearing from circulation, it is extremely important that libraries and archives around the world start preserving this significant cultural artifact of the 20th century and make them more accessible.

However, there are no standard software or systems to easily digitize the phonograph records and make them widely available. This research project investigates into creating an efficient and economical workflow management system for digitization of vinyl/non-vinyl phonograph records.

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