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 […]
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.
Part of our Feet on The Ground: A Practical Approach to The Cloud series, these profiles break down the offerings of third party cloud storage providers from a preservation point of view.
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.
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.
When an organization sets out to acquire new technology, they are putting more than resources like time and money on the line. The reality is that “even when the technology solution is purportedly at hand…technology is not the solution, only part of it.”
Over the past decade much focus has been placed on mass digitization of legacy audiovisual collections. With progress on this front, today there is a new focus emerging: mass description. In 2014 Indiana University (IU) began an effort to digitize […]
In August, I had the honor of joining SAA Council and beginning a three-year term serving the SAA membership. At our first meeting, I was excited to hear about Nancy McGovern’s plans for the Try5 SAA initiative over the course of this year. I volunteered immediately to participate any way I could to share skills with SAA colleagues and to spread the word about the initiative.
This high-level checklist was created by Bertram Lyons for a program coordinated by the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts on collecting and preserving oral history materials in libraries, museums, and archives. This checklist does not consider the act of […]