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Guide to Discographical Research: Professional Societies

This is a guide to the range of resources useful for gathering information about specific recordings.

Societies with Discography Committees

International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA), Discography Committee

Focuses on discography standards, as well as a large-scale project to compile a global Bibliography of Discographies. Also hosts an online forum for members

Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC), Discography Committee

In addition to being a forum for sharing individual discography projects and concerns, this committee is also working on a database of national discographies and is collaborating with IASA on its Bibliography of Discographies.