Archive for June, 2015

A Comparison of Inventory & Assessment Tools

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

AVPreserve has developed or contributed to the development of several tools for the inventory, assessment, and preservation prioritization of physical audiovisual materials, ranging in approach from collection level […]

Selecting A Tool For Inventory & Assessment

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Perhaps because archives generally deal with unique materials, the internal thinking tends to be that their needs for collection management are unique — particular to the scope of […]

Announcing the Release of AVCC Inventory & Collection Management Tool

Monday, June 29th, 2015

We are pleased to announce the release of AVCC, an open-source web application for the rapid inventory of physical film, video, and audio materials. Developed with funding from […]

AV Archives Night SAA 2015 Last Call

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

AVPreserve is putting out one more call for submissions for our AV Archives Night to take place at the SAA 2015 conference in Cleveland, Ohio. AV Archives Night […]

ARSC Guide to Audio Preservation

Friday, June 19th, 2015

The ARSC Guide to Audio Preservation is a practical introduction to caring for and preserving audio collections. It is aimed at individuals and institutions that have recorded sound […]

Guide to Developing a Request for Proposal for the Digitization of Audio

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Whether outsourcing or digitizing in-house, collection managers need to be able to define the parameters and specifications for preservation reformatting in order to properly care for their assets […]

AVPreserve Releases MDQC Version 0.3 Update

Monday, June 15th, 2015

AVPreserve is pleased to announce the release of version 0.3 of our free MDQC tool. MDQC (Metadata Quality Control) is an open source utility that reads the embedded […]

New Cloud Storage Vendor Profile

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

AVPreserve is pleased to announce the release of the next profile in our Cloud Storage for Preservation Vendor Analysis series. The newest profile looks at Amazon Web Services […]