Digitization Grant Opportunity from Council on Library and Information Resources!

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!

Dena Schulze, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at WUNC

My name is Dena Schulze and I am the Public Broadcasting Preservation fellow partnered with WUNC radio station in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I graduate in May from the Archives and Records Management track in the Library Science School at UNC. It has been my privilege … Continue reading Dena Schulze, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at WUNC

The National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB) Collection Now Available on AAPB

The National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB) Collection, now available on the AAPB website, consists of more than 5,500 radio programs from the 1950s and 1960s, created by over 100 NAEB member stations. The collection includes radio documentaries, coverage of events (hearings, meetings, conferences, and seminars), interviews, debates, and lectures on public affairs topics such … Continue reading The National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB) Collection Now Available on AAPB

AAPB Debuts New Exhibit “Protecting Places: Historic Preservation and Public Broadcasting”

The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) has launched a new digital exhibit titled "Protecting Places: Historic Preservation and Public Broadcasting." Historic preservation is more than just saving old buildings from the bulldozer. Histories can be shared or silenced depending upon the preservation of places that represent a larger story. AAPB Digital Exhibits Intern Kara … Continue reading AAPB Debuts New Exhibit “Protecting Places: Historic Preservation and Public Broadcasting”

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 Debuts New Online Exhibit “Structuring the News: The Magazine Format in Public Media”

The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) has launched a new digital exhibit about newsmagazines, a popular form of news presentation spanning five decades of radio and television broadcasting. Departing from mainstream examples such as 60 Minutes and All Things Considered, the exhibit brings together unique programs produced by independent stations from across the country … Continue reading AAPB Debuts New Online Exhibit “Structuring the News: The Magazine Format in Public Media”

♥ Happy Valentine’s Day from the American Archive and Chicago Public Media! ♥

Happy Valentine's Day! Love is in the air today as we share with you a clip from the American Archive, contributed by Chicago Public Media (WBEZ), featuring Little Milton singing "I Want to Love You" at the Chicago Blues Festival in June of 1987. "The Chicago Blues Festival has been a Chicago institution for over 30 … Continue reading ♥ Happy Valentine’s Day from the American Archive and Chicago Public Media! ♥