AAPB News American Archive of Public Broadcasting to Preserve Fifty Years of Sesame Street for Posterity PHOTO CREDIT - Sesame Workshop This year Sesame Street celebrates its 50th anniversary, and 4,500 episodes of Sesame Street will be incorporated into the American Archive of Public Broadcasting over the next year! Read our press release for more information … Continue reading AAPB Spring 2019 Newsletter
Bonjour! The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) has launched a new Special Collection of En Français, a series produced by Louisiana Public Broadcasting (1980-1993) in partnership with the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL). We welcome Leslie Bourgeois, Louisiana Public Broadcasting's archivist, to introduce the collection: "Louisiana’s time as a French … Continue reading Contributed by Louisiana Public Broadcasting, the NEW En Français Collection is entirely in French!
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
I have completed my NDSR AAPB residency at Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB)! While most of my cohort will continue chugging along for another few months, I sadly have to finish up a bit early. But, I’m leaving for an exciting opportunity in the conservation department at the Denver Art Museum. I’m feeling good about the … Continue reading Louisiana Public Broadcasting Digital Preservation Plan
One of the new experiences I’ve had here at LPB, among the many new experiences that have accompanied moving to Baton Rouge, Louisiana (I have way more opinions about gumbo now), has been working for an archive in a production environment. The primary purpose of a TV station is, believe it or not, to broadcast … Continue reading Advocating for Archives in a Production Environment
In 2015, the Institute of Museum and Library Services awarded a generous grant to WGBH on behalf of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) to develop the AAPB National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR). Through this project, we have placed seven graduates of master’s degree programs in digital stewardship residencies at public media organizations … Continue reading AAPB NDSR Resources Round-up
I do not know everything. Nor does anyone else. Huge surprise, I’m sure. Lemme give you a second to pick your jaw up off the floor and recompose yourself. Despite the fact that this foregone conclusion is painfully obvious, I certainly struggle with admitting it to people sometimes. Especially if the particular thingy that I … Continue reading Just Ask For Help Already!