Dear Transcribers Extraordinaire: First, thank you for your hard work improving transcripts for the AAPB. Unfortunately, Fix It+ is undergoing maintenance and may not be usable until after Thanksgiving. We will let you know (with another blog post) when the work is complete. In the meantime, please enjoy this theme song from the 1980's instructional … Continue reading Fix It+ Undergoing Maintenance
Produced by Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB), this episode of the series "Louisiana Legends" (1982) features the first part of an interview with Dr. Michael DeBakey, a native of Lake Charles, LA who was a preeminent surgeon whose innovations revolutionized heart surgery. During his interview, Dr. DeBakey discusses his father's immigration to Lake Charles from Lebanon, … Continue reading #InnovationMonday: Dr. Michael DeBakey and Heart Surgery
Earlier this year, the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) launched FIX IT+, a crowdsourcing tool that invites the public to help improve the searchability of over 50,000 hours of historic public television and radio programming. Now, with the generous support of George Blood, a digitization service provider, the AAPB is launching the Transcribe to … Continue reading AAPB Launches Transcribe to Digitize Challenge with George Blood!