Archives Don’t Matter

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

…But Archival Environments Do

Admittedly, when I foreswore the word ‘archive’ I offered no realistic (or unrealistic) alternative. The great benefit (and the great detriment) of such philosophical arguments is that one needn’t provide conclusive answers to one’s musings — nor, apparently, firs

What’s Your Product? New AVPS White Paper on MPLP and Audiovisual Collections

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

I’ve been nibbling around the edges of this topic for a while — and reviewing my thoughts with other people to see if they all taste the hints of vanilla, cassis, leather, and grass — but now I’ve gone off and written a white paper about More Product, Less Process and audiovisual collections: What

What’s Your Product? Assessing the suitability of a More Product, Less Process methodology for processing audiovisual collections

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

The widely referenced and adopted More Product, Less Process methodology (MPLP) represents a much needed evolution in the manner of processing archival collections in order to overcome backlogs and resource shortfalls that institutions face. In the case of audiovisual-based collections, however, the