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Yuri Shimoda

Autry Museum of the American West
CLIR Recordings at Risk Intern
Los Angeles, California
While obtaining a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from UCLA’s media archival studies program, Yuri worked for the UCLA Music Library, UCLA Library Special Collections, and as a UCLA Community Archives Lab/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation intern. She also served as the CLIR Recordings at Risk Intern on a project involving Native American sound and audiovisual materials at the Autry Museum of the American West and as a Library of Congress Junior Fellow, working with thousands of studio masters on lacquer disc in the Recorded Sound Section of the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center. In addition to founding the first student chapter of ARSC, Yuri is an ALA Spectrum Scholar and co-founder of Basement Tapes Day, an annual event that provides the public with access to their home audio recordings. Currently instructing an audiovisual archiving class in the UCLA Ethnomusicology Department, she also works for Los Angeles Public Library and the Walt Disney Imagineering archives.

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