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SELECTED Month: March 2012
March 28, 2012

CFP: Are our archives Faster, Bigger, Stronger than ever?

For the upcoming conference of  FIAT/IFTA (the worldwide organisation that brings broadcasters and television archives together) , the organisation asks itself the question: are our archives Faster, Bigger, Stronger than ever? FIAT/IFTA examines the archive management of massive events worldwide that thrill and impact on so many people worldwide. How are we “Tagging and Archiving world events” be they international…

March 26, 2012

ABC shares historic footage on Wikimedia

In honour of its 80th birthday celebration, Australian national public broadcaster ABC has decided to roll out some celebratory footage, was announced by the Wikimedia Foundation this weekend. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation has launched a new website called “80 Days That Changed Our Lives“, giving 80 pieces of audio visual content from the ABC archives a new…

March 21, 2012

What is Linked Open Data?

Linked Open Data is gaining traction in the information world – but remains a concept difficult to comprehend for non-technical users.  Europeana recently launched an animation to explain what it is and why it’s a good thing, both for users and for data providers. Linked Open Data – What is it? from Europeana on Vimeo. At EUscreen,…

March 8, 2012

EUscreen releases open access Journal of European Television History and Culture

Today, the EUscreen project releases the first peer-reviewed, multi-media and open access e-journal in the field of European television history and culture. The aim of this e-journal is to provide an international platform for outstanding research and reflection on television as an important part of our European cultural heritage. The Journal of European Television History…