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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 […]

Fourth Annual AV Archives Night Spotlights Social Justice

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

AV Archives Night has become an evening of entertainment and awareness each year at the Society of American Archivists’ Annual Meeting. This year—our fourth—AVPreserve will again co-sponsor the evening with the Association of Moving Image Archivists. The 2017 theme is social justice, with a special focus on civil rights and immigrant stories.

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 […]

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) […]

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. […]

Third annual AV Archives Night Shines the Spotlight on Southern US

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Join AVPreserve for the third annual AV Archives Night, coinciding with the Society of American Archivists annual conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The event, a night of movies and sound highlighting archival collections from organizations in the southern United States, takes […]

Exactly version 0.1.2 released!

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Today a new version of Exactly is available for download and use. The newest upgrades include added support for FTP connection stability and a first-attempt at gathering file system metadata for targeted files before they are packaged for delivery. Both of […]

AV Archives Night 2016: Call for submissions

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

  Following on the success of AV Archives Nights in 2014 and 2015, AVPreserve announces the third annual AV Archives Night to take place at the Society of American Archivists’ Annual Meeting on Wednesday, August 3rd in Atlanta, Georgia. The […]

Digital Asset Symposium on May 4th in NYC

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

AVPreserve President, Chris Lacinak has put together a stellar program for the Digital Asset Symposium (DAS) being held at Scandinavia House’s Victor Borge Theatre on May 4th. DAS is a unique international event that brings together an unparalleled cross-section of domain experts in a pragmatic, engaging […]