Author Archive

The Creator and The Archivist

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

A significant portion of certain Archivist’s job is processing collections — the activity of arranging and describing materials that have been deposited with an archive. At times this […]

New York AV Archives Party for NY Archives Week

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Welcoming all archivists, archivally interested, and archived people to the First First Annual New York AV Archives Party on Monday, October 19th in Celebration of New York Archives […]

New York AV Archives Week Party

Friday, September 4th, 2015

New York Archives Week is set to take place October 14th-21st, with special planning from the Archivists Roundtable of Metropolitan New York (NYART) here in the City, including […]

AVPreserve Accepting Applications for the Role of Senior Consultant

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

We’re growing! And AVPreserve is looking for people to grow with us in the role of Senior Consultant. Senior Consultants at AVPreserve are the face of the company, […]

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 […]