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Archive for March, 2015

The Things We Do: This Must Be The Wrong Lock Because I Have The Right Key

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

The small things. The real things. These are the things that allow you to get from what an organization needs, to how to actually make it work. This means knowing which compromises are worth making because it will be the difference between failure and success. It means knowing how to mitigate risk where you cannot negate it. It means coming up with unique solutions for unique organizations.

Fixity

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Fixity is a utility for the documentation and regular review of stored files. Fixity scans a folder or directory, creating a manifest of the files including their file paths and their checksums, against which a regular comparative analysis can be run. Fixity monitors file integrity through generatio

Indiana University Announces Release of MediaSCORE and MediaRIVERS

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Indiana University announces the release of free, open source media preservation prioritization software created in collaboration with AVPreserve. MediaSCORE (Media Selection: Condition, Obsolescence, and Risk Evaluation) enables a […]

AVPreserve Announces Release of Fixity 0.5

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

AVPreserve is pleased to announce the latest release of our Fixity file monitoring and attendance tool. Fixity is a free application that monitors file integrity through the generation […]

MediaSCORE & MediaRIVERS

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

A free, open source media preservation prioritization web application created in a collaboration between AVPreserve and Indiana University. MediaSCORE (Media Selection: Condition, Obsolescence, and Risk Evaluation) enables a detailed analysis of degradation and obsolescence risk factors for most analog and physical digital audio and video formats. MediaRIVERS (Media Research and Instructional Value Evaluation and Ranking System) guides a structured assessment of research and instructional value for media holdings.