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AVPreserve Newsletter #42 Published

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

In this issue you will find: •  Details about the participation of AVPreserve in this year’s SAA Conference, including AV Archives Night and a series of workshops on digital preservation. •  Two project spotlights:         – Our […]

AVCC Updates Being Rolled Out in the Coming Week

Friday, June 16th, 2017

We are excited to announce a number of new updates to AVCC thanks to major support from Harvard Business School! Here is what will be rolled out in the coming week.

AVP Webinar Series: Fixity

Sunday, February 12th, 2017

This is the recording of an AVPreserve webinar given on the topic of the Fixity application by Amy Rudersdorf on February 8th, 2017. Webinar description: How do you know if your digital files are corrupt, missing, moved or renamed? We […]

AVP Webinar Series: AVCC

Friday, January 27th, 2017

This is the recording of an AVPreserve webinar given on the topic of the AVCC application by Rebecca Chandler on January 27th, 2017. For organizations planning preservation work with their audiovisual materials but are confronted with little or no quantitative data about their collection, we invite you to join us for a look the inventory tool, AVCC. An open source web application, AVCC was developed to enable collaborative, efficient item-level cataloging of audiovisual collections.

AVPreserve on Freakonomics Podcast

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Over the summer, Chris met with Stephen J. Dubner to discuss what we do for collection assessments. Portions of this conversation became a part of the October 19, 2016 episode of Dubner’s Freakonomics Radio podcast. The episode, titled “In Praise […]

AVP Webinar Series: Exactly

Friday, January 20th, 2017

This is the recording of an AVPreserve webinar given on the topic of our Exactly tool by Chris Lacinak on January 19th, 2017. For organizations challenged by remotely and safely transferring born-digital material from a sender to a recipient, we invite you to join our workshop on Exactly.

AVPreserve Newsletter #41 Published

Friday, January 13th, 2017

In this issue you will find: • A project spotlight on our work with the Smithsonian to operationalize digital preservation across 19 museums, nine research centers, and a zoo • A project spotlight on our work with Harvard University along […]

AVPreserve Tool Survey

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Over the years we have created and distributed a variety of free and open source tools. Now we want to hear from you to help us better understand who is using them, where and how they are (or are not) […]

About Us

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Over the past months we have held a series of all-team meetings to take stock and revisit the fundamentals of AVPreserve: who we are, what we do, and why we do it. An outcome of this is a series of statements that serve as a reference and reminder to ourselves as we move through busy days and the weeks fly by. We consider them something we can turn to as a guide for clarity, principled decision making and action.

AVPreserve Launches New Free Webinar Series

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

We are pleased to announce the launching of a free webinar series, kicking off with a look into three essential open-source tools developed by AVPreserve. Each 45-minute webinar will consist of a demonstration of the tool followed by questions and answers. […]