This post was written by Casey Davis, AAPB Project Manager at WGBH, for WGBH's Public Broadcasting Preservation Scholarship crowdfunding campaign. We're writing today to tell you about the AAPB Public Broadcasting Preservation Scholarship and to ask for your support. WGBH is leading the American Archive of Public Broadcasting National Digital Stewardship Residency program funded by the Institute … Continue reading Please consider supporting the Public Broadcasting Preservation Scholarship
New Online Presentation "Voices of Democracy," Features Presidential Campaign Resources The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) has acquired New Hampshire Public Radio’s digital collection of interviews and speeches by presidential candidates from 1995-2007. The entire collection—nearly 100 hours of content—has been digitized and is now online, along with other presidential campaign content from the … Continue reading AAPB Acquires New Hampshire Public Radio Presidential Collection
The AAPB team is thrilled to welcome Rachel Curtis as our new Digital Conversion Specialist at the Library of Congress. In this role, Rachel is the project manager for the Library of Congress side of the AAPB project. She is involved with metadata mapping, reporting, planning, oversight, and overall coordination activities. Rachel has a background in Anthropology … Continue reading AAPB welcomes Rachel Curtis, new Digital Conversion Specialist
My name is Kathleen Mahoney, and I am a Public History M.A. student at University of Massachusetts Amherst. This past summer, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to assist with cataloging digitized audiovisual content for the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. My interest in interning with the AAPB team was twofold. As a Public History … Continue reading The Tuskegee Airmen
American Archive of Public Broadcasting Launches Online Reading Room Making Historical Public Media Content Available to the Public Establishes Executive Advisory Council; receives grants for digital archivist residencies, NET and Pop Up Archive projects BOSTON, Mass. (October 27, 2015) – In conjunction with UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, WGBH and the Library of Congress … Continue reading AAPB Makes Historical Public Media Content Available to the Public
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!
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)
This past January I arrived at WGBH to start an internship cataloging digitized video and audio materials from the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. As a first-year graduate student at the Simmons College School of Library and Information Science, I had limited experience with cataloging (although my mother is a cataloger, so you could say … Continue reading Preserving History
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 post by Karen Cariani, Director of the WGBH Media Library and Archives and Project Director for the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. This past weekend a group of dedicated PBCore enthusiasts met prior to the Code4Lib conference in a suburban Portland, Oregon house for two days. It was a healthy mix of … Continue reading Report of the PBCore RDF Ontology Hackathon