If we know our collections at the elementary levels, we can be better equipped to care for these collections, to design preventive preservation techniques, to perform conservation treatments when necessary, and to ensure the long-term accessibility of our records in the face of continued technological obsolescence and change.
Building on work originally begun by the Gates Archive, AVPreserve and the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky Libraries developed Exactly to meet the growing need for archives to acquire born digital content directly from donors and to begin the activities of establishing provenance and fixity early in the process of acquisition. Read more about how the Nunn Center is using Exactly here.
AVPS President, Chris Lacinak was recently quoted in the Rolling Stone article “File Not Found: The Record Industry’s Digital Storage Crisis” (written by David Browne and published in the December 23, 2010-January 11, 2011 issue). Mr. Browne interviewed Chris as an expert reference in the area of di
Philadelphia has become a popular destination for AVPS the past several months, what with all the conferences and marathons and such. The love continues (in a brotherly sort of way) at the upcoming Music Library Association Annual Meeting.
This 80th edition will take place February 9th-12th, 201
by Dave Rice and Stefan Elnabli – October 28, 2010 Due to the susceptibility and challenges of both digital and analog carriers, data must be periodically moved from […]
The Joint Technical Symposium 2010, Digital Challenges and Digital Opportunities in Audiovisual Archiving, has kicked off in Oslo, Norway, and AVPS is there. David Rice and Chris Lacinak, […]
Continuing the AVPS commitment to education and community participation, Chris Lacinak will be conducting the workshop “Born Digital AV: A Primer for Archivists and Caretakers of Moving Image […]
April showers bring May conferences. AudioVisual Preservation Solutions continues their dedicated involvement in the Preservation and Archiving communities with upcoming presentations at the Joint Technical Symposium (JTS) and […]
It is widely understood that the special challenges of conserving film, video, computer-based, and interactive art demand collaborative efforts—shared responsibility among a wide array of disciplines. Over the […]
Chris Lacinak will be addressing the Digital Conversion Interest Group at the American Library Association’s 2010 Midwinter Meeting in Boston this Saturday. Chris will speak on issues around […]