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Yuri Shimoda

Disney Music Group/Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC)
Los Angeles, California
Yuri Shimoda is an asset management coordinator at Disney Music Group. While earning a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from UCLA’s media archival studies program, she worked for the university’s Music Library and Library Special Collections, and served as a Library of Congress Junior Fellow in the Recorded Sound Section of the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center. She has held roles at Los Angeles Public Library, the Autry Museum of the American West, Visual Communications, Walt Disney Imagineering Collections, and the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive. She teaches Media Archiving and Preservation at UCLA, serves on the Radio Preservation Task Force and the boards of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) and the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC), and is co-founder of Basement Tapes Day, an annual event that provides the public with access to their home audio recordings.