Audio Archives

Western Soundscape Archive

Person Describing Archive

Annie Murray (2010) ; Chelsea Obodoechina (2020)

Is this primarily a poetry audio site?


Sponsoring Person or Institution

J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah

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General Description of Archive

not poetry - well designed audio site that features nature sounds

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Relation from the audio to the text
Date/Time/Length/Context info about the audio items
Author bios and context within literary history
Audio file type: streaming, download, file format, audio file compression quality (WAV, MP3, bitrate)
Multimedia integration (pictures, video, etc.)
Audio playback setup (opens in Flash player, on new blank screen, etc.)
Mobile access (i.e. accessible on smart phones, tablets, etc.)

UPDATE (Chelsea Obodoechina): Mobile access is possible, but the website does not cater to mobile devices. Functionality may vary depending on the device.

Discovery features (pre-made playlists; dynamic lists: lists of recent additions, featured items, related items, etc).
Interactivity and Web 2.0 features
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