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From Mass Digitization to Mass Description: Indiana University’s Strategy to Overcome the Next Great Challenge

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

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: […]

AVPreserve Ramping Up for October, The Month of Conferences

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

The temperatures have (thankfully) cooled down, but our schedule hasn’t! The AVPreserve team is speaking at a pile of conferences in the month of October. Things kick off […]

AMIA 2013 Presentations

Friday, November 8th, 2013

AVPreserve was involved in a number of panels and events at the 2013 Association of Moving Image Archivists Conference in Richmond, Virginia, including organizing the first ever AMIA HackDay and presentations related to the imminent decay of magnetic media, the importance of metadata development for

AVPS in Austin for AMIA 2011

Monday, November 7th, 2011

AudioVisual Preservation Solutions is proud to be a sponsor and participant of the 2011 Association of Moving Image Archivists Annual Conference taking place in Austin, Texas November 16th-19th. AVPS President Chris Lacinak will chair the session “Developing a Media Preservation Program at Indiana U

AVPS Joins NYPR at Digital Asset Symposium

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

AudioVisual Preservation Solutions Senior Consultant Kara Van Malssen will be speaking with New York Public Radio/WNYC Archive Manager John Passmore this Friday at the 2011 Association of Moving Image Archivists Digital Asset Symposium in Hollywood, CA. The Symposium provides a non-judgmental space

Is There A Right Time to Let Go of Original Materials

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Film is dead. Again. Or still. Or will be soon. It’s difficult to tell where exactly film is in the continuum from bloody-phlegm-coughed-up-in-a-handkerchief to too-far-gone-to-be-a-threatening-zombie. The tendency in the technological age is to declare the end of X and move on to Y before one (or

Embedded Metadata in WAVE Files

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Metadata is an integral component of digital preservation and an essential part of a digital object. Files without appropriate metadata lack the basic means required for computing systems and humans to understand, interpret, or manage them. Effectively, there is no preservation or meaningful access

IASA/AMIA 2010 Presentations

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

AVPS moderated or presented on a number of panels at the 2010 International Association of Sound & Audiovisual Archives / Association of Moving Image Archivists conference in Philadelphia, […]

AVPS Funds New AMIA Scholarship to Honor World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

In celebration of World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2010, AudioVisual Preservation Solutions, in collaboration with the Association of Moving Image Archivists is pleased to announce the YADA! Scholarships […]

AVPS AMIA/IASA 2010

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Charles Wilson Peale, John Wanamaker, Boyz II Men… The groundwork for Philly Cool has been slowly built up over the centuries; now AMIA is bringing that destiny to […]