WGBH, on behalf of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB), is pleased to announce that the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has funded the AAPB National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) Project, creating eight 10-month digital stewardship residencies in public media organizations across the country. The AAPB NDSR Project will build upon and enhance … Continue reading Announcing the AAPB National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR)
The following is a guest post by Rebecca Fraimow, National Digital Stewardship Resident at WGBH and the AAPB. As the National Digital Stewardship Resident with WGBH and the AAPB, I’ve backed up a lot of drives, designed a lot of workflow diagrams, and written up a lot of documentation, but for my final deliverable for … Continue reading Digital Preservation for Public Broadcasting Webinar Recording is Available!
The following blog post was written by Margaret Bresnahan from Minnesota Public Radio. I’m writing to share the next installment in the American Archive success story. Thanks to the cataloging done during the American Archive inventory project, Minnesota Public Radio was able to identify about 900 MPR News stories covering the Hmong settlement in Minnesota, with … Continue reading Archival discoveries and collaboration at Minnesota Public Radio
WGBH, in collaboration with the Library of Congress, has been awarded a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to lead the National Educational Television (NET) Collection Catalog Project, the first project to build upon the American Archive of Public Broadcasting initiative. This project will involve the creation of a national catalog … Continue reading New project for the new year: AAPB awarded a grant from CLIR
Last month, staff from the Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division (MBRS) and Office of the General Counsel (OGC) met in Boston with WGBH Media Library and Archives staff and counsel from WGBH Business and Legal Affairs, as well as Representatives from the Cyberlaw Clinic and Fellows community at Harvard University's Berkman Center … Continue reading Report of the AAPB Rights Meeting
Earlier this month, the AAPB team traveled to beautiful city of Savannah, Georgia to attend the annual Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) conference. AAPB team members Karen Cariani, Casey Davis, Lauren Sorensen, and Sadie Roosa gave multiple presentations and coordinated events throughout the conference, including Karen's presentation on WGBH's new open-source digital repository, HydraDAM; … Continue reading AAPB Presentations at #AMIA14
In the fall of 2012 AVPreserve received a data dump of the 2.4 million records that had been generated as part of the American Archive Content Inventory Project (AACIP) managed by WGBH Media Library & Archives. There's a reason it's referred to as a dump -- parsing, mapping, and making that data useable or accessible … Continue reading Opening Data Is Not Like Opening a Door