Introduction – Unlocking sound and image heritage: selected readings from the 2015 SOIMA conference

This is the introduction to the book ‘SOIMA: Unlocking Sound and Image Heritage‘. 
The book offers tips and advice from dedicated professionals from all corners of the world for the preservation and creative use of sound and image heritage. As a resource, it aims to interest collectors, users and educators alike, as it offers compelling examples and strategies founded in evidence-based research. 

Its authors, who come from fifteen different countries and institutional contexts, explore the diversity of sound and image collections, and highlight innovative, creative and cost-effective strategies for coping with constant technological change and meagre resources.