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Fear and Planning in the Archives

Monday, October 27th, 2014

This time of year I always wonder if WDAVH was scheduled near Halloween because, when you look at the state of what needs to be done to preserve collections, it’s downright scary. Scary like buried alive scary. Scary like scary clown scary. Scary like a sharknado, with sharks carrying chainsaws and guns that shoot knives.

Chris Lacinak Keynoting at International Television Archives Conference

Monday, October 20th, 2014

AVPreserve President Chris Lacinak will be presenting a keynote talk at the upcoming Fédération Internationale des Archives de Télévision / The International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA) World […]

AVPreserve Upcoming Events – Not Slowing Down for November

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Just as we’re catching our collective breaths after the intense conference month of October, AVPreserve is setting off again for a number of November events with our passports […]

Cost of Inaction Calculator Featured in IASA Journal

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

AVPreserve President Chris Lacinak has published an article on our Cost of Inaction (COI) Calculator in the latest International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives Journal, “The Cost of Inaction: A New Model and Application for Quantifying the Financial and Intellectual Implications of De

The Cost of Inaction: A New Model and Application

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Physical audiovisual media collections are at risk for extreme levels of loss if action is not taken to preserve them in the next 10-15 years. Most archives are well aware of this critical issue, but are unable to move forward with preservation projects because it is difficult to quantify the intell

AVPreserve at International Seminar of Sound and Audiovisual Archives

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

AVPreserve President Chris Lacinak has been invited to speak at the Sixth International Seminar of Sound and Audiovisual Archives in Mexico City, Mexico. Themed “The Democratization of Sound and Audiovisual Heritage in the Digital Age”, this year’s seminar is organized by the National Sound Recordin