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Archive for the 'Papers and Presentations' Category

Digital Preservation Standards: Using ISO 16363 for assessment

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

This presentation, given by Amy Rudersdorf at the 2016 American Library Association’s Preservation Administrator’s Interest Group meeting, provides a higher level discussion of the use of standards for […]

Applying Digital Preservation Standards for Assessment and Planning

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

In this presentation, Bertram Lyons demonstrates a methodology for employing the ISO 16363 standard for Audit and Certification of Trustworthy Repositories as a tool that can be used to […]

BIBFRAME AV Assessment: Technical, Structural, and Preservation Metadata

Friday, January 8th, 2016

This report presents the findings of a study conducted by Bertram Lyons and Kara Van Malssen of AVPreserve, on behalf of the Library of Congress, to evaluate the existing […]

BIBFRAME AV Modeling Study: Defining a Flexible Model for Description of Audiovisual Resources

Friday, January 8th, 2016

Lead by Kara Van Malssen, AVPreserve completed this report, commissioned by the BIBFRAME team within the Network Development and Standards Office at the Library of Congress, to evaluate the content […]

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 […]

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 […]

Quantifying the Need: A Survey of Existing Sound Recordings in Collections in the United States

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

In 2014, AVPreserve and the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC), with funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, undertook an in-depth, multi-faceted assessment to quantify the existing audio […]

Mike Casey: Why Media Preservation Can’t Wait: the Gathering Storm

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Media preservation has reached a crisis point for content carried on physical audio and video formats as the world has transitioned to the digital age. Archival media collections […]

Manipulating Data in OpenRefine

Monday, April 27th, 2015

In this tutorial, we explore how to understand and apply features of the OpenRefine (formerly Google Refine) tool in an archival context. OpenRefine can enable organizations to clean […]