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Archive for the 'AMIA Presentations' Category

Digital Audio Interstitial Errors: Raising Awareness and Developing New Methodologies for Detection

Friday, November 19th, 2010

It is abundantly clear that a primary component of legacy audio preservation and access is digitization. Recognition of this fact has promoted en-masse digitization of legacy media. Recent years have proven to be very productive in the way of creating best practices and standards for audio preservation and digitization. However, as usual the devil is […]

Wrappers and Codecs: A Survey of Selection Strategies

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Chair: Chris Lacinak – AudioVisual Preservation Solutions Speakers: Carl Fleischhauer – Library of Congress Isaiah Beard – Rutgers University Hannah Frost – Stanford University This session consults some of the leading thinkers in the field to help answer one of the most widely asked questions in archives today: What preservation master file format should I […]

Funding Outside of the Box

Friday, November 19th, 2010

As AV archives work to digitize legacy works and increasingly acquire born-digital works, the sustainability of these rapidly growing digital collections is a new and intimidating challenge. Digital works require ongoing management if they are to survive beyond a few years, which means securing steady funding to keep servers running, to ingest content and update […]

Embedded Metadata: A Look Inside Issues and Tools

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Metadata is an integral component of digital preservation and an essential part of the digital object. Files without appropriate metadata are not understandable, interpretable, or manageable. Effectively, there is no preservation or meaningful access without metadata. This presentation explores recent studies and advancements focusing on embedded metadata, or metadata that is stored in the file […]