Audio Archives

Salon.com

Person Describing Archive

Annie

Is this primarily a poetry audio site?

N (Section for poetry recordings)

Sponsoring Person or Institution

Salon.com

Site URL

http://dir.salon.com/topics/poetry_audio/

Site Last Updated

2003

Date Visited

10/15/2010

General Description of Archive

poetry recordings were added 2000-2003, but it seems to have stopped - features 20th century and contemporary poets

Description of archive history or URL

no information provided on this particular part of the Salon site

Contact information
Searchable options

no, other than searching the whole salon site

Relation from the audio to the text

no text provided, just intro blurb and audio file

Date/Time/Length/Context info about the audio items

audio is only offered for a few poets, and it seems that the full recordings were only available for a limited duration

Author bios and context within literary history

biographical information and literary context provided

Audio file type: streaming, download, file format, audio file compression quality (WAV, MP3, bitrate)
Multimedia integration (pictures, video, etc.)

no

Audio playback setup (opens in Flash player, on new blank screen, etc.)
Mobile access (i.e. accessible on smart phones, tablets, etc.)

salon has a mobile site, but wasn't able to test it

Browsing
Discovery features (pre-made playlists; dynamic lists: lists of recent additions, featured items, related items, etc).
Interactivity and Web 2.0 features
Other notes


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