Library awarded grant to preserve Cabrillo music festival recordings


The University Library is a recipient of a pilot grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). The Recordings at Risk award is designed to support the preservation of rare and unique audio content of high scholarly value.

Special Collections will use the grant to digitize 69 open-reel audiotapes of live music performances from the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music. Read more about the project at the UCSC Newscenter.

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is an independent, nonprofit organization that forges strategies to enhance research, teaching, and learning environments in collaboration with libraries, cultural institutions, and communities of higher learning. Learn more about CLIR.