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May 28, 2010

Archivists and Academics Coming Together at 1st FIAT/IFTA Television Studies Seminar

By Berber Hagedoorn & Dana Mustata On May 14th, l’Institut National de l’Audiovisuel (INA) in Paris hosted the 1st FIAT/IFTA Television Studies Seminar. Participants came from a wide range of countries: India, Greece, Romania, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Great Britain and France. PhD students, professors and archivists presented their research results. The papers presented…

May 25, 2010

Europeana Public Domain Charter: libraries, museums and archives support Europe’s heritage

Europeana press release. The Hague – May 25th, 2010. Europeana.eu, Europe’s digital library, museum and archive, has published the Public Domain Charter. The Charter has been drawn up by the Europeana Foundation, Europeana’s governing body, which is supported by the European Commission. It’s based on the belief that: The Public Domain must be preserved. A…

May 18, 2010

More than 75% of teachers in the USA use digital media

By Sally Reynolds The 7th annual study from PBS (USA’s national platform for online educational media resources) on media and technology use within the classroom, provides a range of useful insights on the take up of digital media in the US. The study reports the following main findings: A majority of teachers are using digital media, with…

May 10, 2010

More resources needed for Europeana on-line library

Press release by the European Parlement “The EU’s on-line library, museum and archive – Europeana – needs content from more Member States and further EU funding, according to MEPs. Access to the portal’s material without downloading should be free but copyright must be respected, says a resolution adopted by Parliament on Wednesday. Online since November…

May 3, 2010

Registration for the first FIAT/IFTA Television Studies Seminar is still open

The seminar will be held on May 14 in Paris. This international Television Studies Seminar, hosted by the Institut National de l’Audiovisuel (INA) will present academic papers based on research conducted in FIAT/IFTA member archives and illustrated by extracts provided by those archives. Paper presentations cover various aspects of television history and practice. EUscreen’s predecessor,…

April 27, 2010

Deadline for registration FRAME Seminar closes on 30th April 2010

The “Institut National de l’Audiovisuel” (INA) in collaboration with the International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA) and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) organizes the FRAME seminar from 21st June to 2nd July 2010. FRAME, Future for Restoration of Audiovisual Memory in Europe, is designed for the European professionals of the media industry who are involved…