http://www.iasa-web.org/tc04/audio-preservation
Describes the basics of recording sound and outlines some degradation risks and preservation procedures for various sound formats. http://cool.conservation-us.org/byauth/st-laurent/care.html
http://www.iasa-web.org/sites/default/files/downloads/publications/TC03_English.pdf
Founded in 1966, the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to research, study, publication, and information exchange surrounding all aspects of recordings and recorded sound. http://www.arsc-audio.org/index.php