Mark your calendars for the culmination of two years of development and collaboration on the American Archive of Public Broadcasting! On Tuesday, October 27 at 3pm ET, AAPB staff will host a webinar marking the official launch the AAPB Online Reading Room! Over the past two years, the AAPB team has worked closely with participating organizations, web … Continue reading Mark your calendars: Access to historic public broadcasting just one month away!
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!
We're thrilled to announce the launch of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting website at americanarchive.org! BOSTON, Mass. (April 7, 2015) – The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB), a collaboration between the Library of Congress, WGBH Boston and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, launched a new website at americanarchive.org today, providing the public with … Continue reading Check out the new AAPB website at americanarchive.org!
The following is a guest post by Emily Halevy, Director of Media Management Sales at Crawford Media Services. In this blog post, Emily records her interview with Chip Stephenson, Crawford Project Manager, and David Braught, Crawford Logistics Coordinator. Crawford and the AAPB Project Team recently completed the American Archive of Public Broadcasting Digitization Project, funded by the … Continue reading Crawford finishes AAPB digitization of 40,000 hours!
The following is a guest post by Producer/Writer Elizabeth Deane. Every Picture Tells a Story had its premiere in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress in February, 2014, at the launch of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB). Sound and images from six decades of public media filled that stately space, giving the … Continue reading Every Picture Tells a Story
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
On July 9th, we held our first American Archive Meet-up. Thanks to all of the participating stations and organizations who made it such a success! We're excited to continue this series of informal video conference calls, intended to provide a space for stations from across the country to connect, share experiences, and ask questions. Our … Continue reading 2nd American Archive Meet-up: August 7 at 2pm EST
The American Archive team from WGBH presented at the PBS Annual Meeting in San Francisco. We had the wonderful opportunity to meet many of our station collaborators in person and gather tremendously useful feedback from participants. Many thanks to all of those who attended the session and reception, as well as those who took the time … Continue reading PBS Annual Meeting Presentation & Takeaways
The American Archive team will be in San Francisco at the PBS Annual Meeting. We hope that you will join us on Tuesday, May 13th to discuss the American Archive at your station, hear about the project's latest activities, and most importantly, to give us your feedback! We'll be presenting a concurrent session titled "American Archive … Continue reading Join us at the American Archive reception!
We have really appreciated all of the great feedback from stations over the past couple of weeks about future opportunities to enhance American Archive metadata records, as well as possibilities of adding new records as new assets are created. Today, we have one other request, which should only take a few minutes of your time. During … Continue reading PBCore Metadata Survey