Fresh + New(er) blog

Fresh+New is a blog primarily written by Seb Chan previously of the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, and currently the Director of Digital & Emerging Mediathe of Smithsonian, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. The purpose of the site is to act as a repository and sounding board for discussions around digital media and its use in museums. It evolved from a team discussion …

A&E Classroom

Contents: Shows Schedule Video Games Shop The American media production corporation Arts & Entertainment Television Networks (A&E Television Networks or AETN) owns several television channels in the US and elsewhere. AETN specialises in biographies, drama series and (history and true crime) documentairies as well as reality television. The original educational services are downsized. Background information on each program or series …

Digital Preservation- NDIIP

The National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program is the Library of Congress’ preservation program, aiming to develop a national strategy to collect, preserve and make available significant digital content, especially information that is created in digital form only, for current and future generations. Its website contains all publications and some interesting subsites, such as on personal archiving, education, tools …

When Governments Make Mistakes: Advocacy and the Long-Distance Archivist

Contents: Background The British Situation Ten-Point Guerilla Guide Conclusion. This case study on advocacy presents two cases where advocacy, in one of the two cases, helped reverse unwanted governmental changes to an archive’s statutory position in the country. After describing the case of the Australian National Film and Sound Archive and the British National Film and Television Archive, the author …

Building a National Strategy for Digital Preservation: Issues in Digital Media Archiving

Contents: Preface &nbsp Summary of Findings&nbsp Preserving Digital Periodicals&nbsp E-Books and the Challenge of Preservation&nbsp Archiving the World Wide Web&nbsp Preservation of Digitally Recorded Sound&nbsp Understanding the Preservation Challenge of Digital Television&nbsp Digital Video Archives: Managing Through Metadata. Een verzameling achtergrondartikelen, bijeengebracht door de Library of Congress als input bij het bepalen van een nationale digitale behoudstrategie door verschillende stakeholders. …

Projectplan Beelden voor de Toekomst

Contents: A Projectplan : 1 Samenvatting en inleiding 2 Naar een duurzaam gebruik van de AV-collectie Nederland 3 Nadere onderbouwing 4 Partners en samenwerkingsverbanden 5 Investerings- en financieringsplan. B Begroting. Dit projectplan biedt een doorkijk naar de kansen die gedigitaliseerde contentl biedt. Naast de eindproducten zijn ook de belangrijkste activiteiten op het gebied van conservering en digitalisering, auteursrechten, distributie-infrastructuur, zoekstructuren …