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Archive for October, 2014

Fear and Planning in the Archives

Monday, October 27th, 2014

This time of year I always wonder if WDAVH was scheduled near Halloween because, when you look at the state of what needs to be done to preserve collections, it’s downright scary. Scary like buried alive scary. Scary like scary clown scary. Scary like a sharknado, with sharks carrying chainsaws and guns that shoot knives.

FIAT/IFTA Cost of Inaction Presentation

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

AVPreserve President Chris Lacinak was invited to give a keynote presentation at the 2014 Fédération Internationale des Archives de Télévision / The International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA) […]

Nueva Documento Técnico en Español

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

En honor del Día Mundial del Patrimonio Audiovisual, AVPreserve se complace en anunciar el lanzamiento oficial de cinco de nuestros documentos técnico de preservación traducidos al español. Nuestro […]

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage Releases

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

In celebration of World Day for Audiovisual Heritage on October 27th, AVPreserve is releasing several new or updated white papers that provide guidance on the preservation and management […]

An Introduction to Using the Command Line Interface to Work with Files and Directories

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

With the increasing ingest of born digital and digitized collections, we are at the point (perhaps well past the point) of admitting that almost all archives are digital […]

Documento Técnico en Español

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Una oferta inicial de cinco de nuestros documentos técnicos traducido al español. Esperamos a traducir más recursos pronto y compartirlos con nuestros colegas.

Chris Lacinak Keynoting at International Television Archives Conference

Monday, October 20th, 2014

AVPreserve President Chris Lacinak will be presenting a keynote talk at the upcoming Fédération Internationale des Archives de Télévision / The International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA) World […]

MDQC

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

MDQC reads the embedded metadata of a file or directory and compares it against a set of rules defined by the user, verifying that the technical and administrative specs of the files are correct. This automates and minimizes the time needed to QC large batches of digitized assets, increasing the eff