CLIR Recordings at Risk - Fourth Round Opens May 2nd Collaborate with American Archive of Public Broadcasting on Digitization Grant Proposal Now in its fourth call for the Recordings at Risk grant program, the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is accepting applications from collecting institutions for the digital reformatting of audio and audiovisual … Continue reading Digitization Grant Opportunity from Council on Library and Information Resources!
Following up on our post this past September announcing our IMLS-funded Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship (PBPF) project, we’re very excited to introduce our first cohort of Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellows! PBPF fellows, mentors and project staff at Immersion Week in Boston The PBPF supports students enrolled in non-specialized graduate programs to pursue digital preservation projects at … Continue reading AAPB Welcomes Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship Spring 2018 Cohort
2017 is the 50th anniversary of the Public Broadcasting Act. Join Current for Get with The Program!: Shows that Shaped Public Television, a series of online events looking at some of the most influential public TV programs of all time. First up: Firing Line, the legendary public affairs program hosted by conservative intellectual William F. … Continue reading Join Current for “Get with the program!: Shows that shaped public television”
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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WGBH Awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to Support Public Media Content Management Tools and Training $345,000 will support training materials for PBCore metadata management Boston, Mass. (December 14, 2016) - WGBH Educational Foundation is pleased to announce that the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded WGBH a $345,000 … Continue reading WGBH Awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to Support Public Media Content Management Tools and Training
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) News Media Section held a two-day satellite session on "News, New Roles, & Preservation Advocacy: Moving Libraries Into Action” in Lexington, KY on August 10-12, 2016, hosted by the University of Kentucky Libraries. AAPB Library of Congress project director Alan Gevinson participated remotely with a PowerPoint … Continue reading AAPB Presentation at IFLA News Media Section Conference
August 20 is National Radio Day! National Radio Day "is a time to honor one of the most longstanding electronic media and its role in our lives." To celebrate National Radio Day, we have added more than 500 historic radio programs to the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) Online Reading Room, now accessible from anywhere in the … Continue reading Celebrating National Radio Day
The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB), a collaboration between WGBH and the Library of Congress, is delighted to preserve for posterity more than 800 previously unreleased full-length interviews that were originally filmed for the iconic documentary PBS series American Masters, produced by New York public television station THIRTEEN for WNET. The interviews, digitized for … Continue reading THIRTEEN’s American Masters Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Launch of Digital Video Archive and Podcast
Today the Council on Library and Information Resources' Digital Library Federation (DLF) announced that the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) has been selected as an inaugural recipient of the DLF Community/Capacity Award, along with co-recipient The Biodiversity Heritage Library! Voting for the award ran through the month of June, and members selected AAPB among 16 nominees. About the … Continue reading AAPB honored with CLIR DLF Community/Capacity Award!
This post was written by Andrea Hetley, student at Simmons College and intern at the AAPB. June 30th, 2016 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the National Organization for Women (NOW) at the Third National Conference of Commissions on the Status of Women. Betty Friedan, one of the founders and the first president … Continue reading NOW celebrates its 50th anniversary!