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Archive for November, 2014

AVPreserve Upcoming Events – Not Slowing Down for November

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Just as we’re catching our collective breaths after the intense conference month of October, AVPreserve is setting off again for a number of November events with our passports in hand. Senior Consultant Kara Van Malssen is currently in Mexico City […]

Post Positions: Archive now for later

Monday, November 10th, 2014

A guest opinion piece by Chris Lacinak featured in Post Magazine on the importance of using preservation oriented workflows in a production environment. Establishing reliable preservation and archival practice makes sound business sense, promoting efficient and cost-effective workflows, providing find-ability […]

Maybe It Should Be Living Dead Media

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Not to get all eschatological up in here or be a little to precious in my analogy, but this does seem to relate to one of the core conflicts of archiving audiovisual materials. In short, how do we deal with the physical object of media and the content?

Digital Preservation Is People

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Preservation is a resource heavy endeavor. People. Time. Equipment. Infrastructure. Facilities. Space. Training. And, I suppose, some cash-ola. Collection management is, to a degree, resource management. This is what I have available: How do I balance? Where can I add […]

Another Fowl Thanksgiving

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Well, it was Thanksgiving, and even Aerosmith needs to take a break from rocking every once in a while, so needless to say we didn’t even attempt to travel that morning.