Announcing the Second Round of Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellows!

WGBH on behalf of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting is pleased to introduce our second cohort of fellows for the Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship (PBPF), a project funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The PBPF supports students enrolled in non-specialized graduate programs to pursue digital preservation projects at public broadcasting … Continue reading Announcing the Second Round of Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellows!

Upcoming Webinar: AAPB’s Quality Control Tools and Techniques for Ingesting Digitized Collections

Oklahoma mentor Lisa Henry (left) cleaning a U-matic deck with Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow Tanya Yule. This Thursday, February 15th at 8 pm EST, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) staff will host a webinar covering quality control tools and technologies used when ingesting digitized collections into the AAPB archive, including MDQC, MediaConch, Sonic Visualizer, and QCTools. The public … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar: AAPB’s Quality Control Tools and Techniques for Ingesting Digitized Collections

Historic WRVR-FM Archives to be Digitized, Preserved and Made Available in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting

Historic WRVR-FM Archives Receives CLIR Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives Award More than 4,000 hours of cultural and political radio programming from the 60s and 70s to be made public   Morningside Heights, NY – The Council on Library and Information Resources has awarded a grant of $330,000 to digitize, preserve, and make publicly … Continue reading Historic WRVR-FM Archives to be Digitized, Preserved and Made Available in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting

AAPB Welcomes Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship Spring 2018 Cohort

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

Upcoming Webinar: Building AAPB Participation into Digitization Grant Proposals

Building AAPB Participation into Digitization Grant Proposals: Requirements, Recommendations and Workflows Tuesday, December 12, 2017 12:00pm ET Webinar Registration form: https://goo.gl/forms/lWWU5GgFkv09bNFi2 Direct meeting URL: http://wgbh1.adobeconnect.com/aapb_grant-proposals-1/ Curious about getting involved in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB)? Seeking information about the workflows and requirements for contributing digitized content and/or metadata to the AAPB? Writing a grant proposal … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar: Building AAPB Participation into Digitization Grant Proposals

THIRTEEN’s American Masters Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Launch of Digital Video Archive and Podcast

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

AAPB honored with CLIR DLF Community/Capacity Award!

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!

The Past Made Present: The 2016 WYSO Archives Digital Humanities Symposium

This announcement has been cross-posted from WYSO's Rediscovering Radio Archives blog. The Past Made Present: The 2016 WYSO Archives Digital Humanities Symposium The first WYSO Archives Digital Humanities Symposium will convene on October 20-22, 2016, in honor of American Archives Month. Sponsored by public radio station WYSO-FM in partnership with Antioch College, Central State University, Wittenberg University, … Continue reading The Past Made Present: The 2016 WYSO Archives Digital Humanities Symposium

Last day to contribute to the Public Broadcasting Preservation Scholarship

This post was written by Casey Davis, AAPB Project Manager at WGBH, for WGBH's Public Broadcasting Preservation Scholarship crowdfunding campaign. We need your help! Today is the last day to make a financial contribution to the AAPB's Public Broadcasting Preservation Scholarship. We have raised $2,000 and appreciate your additional support to get us closer to … Continue reading Last day to contribute to the Public Broadcasting Preservation Scholarship