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April 9, 2015

Local Radio and Television Records from Public Media Stations Across USA To Be Made Available to the Public

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 on April 7, providing the public with access to a collection of American public radio and television content dating back to the 1950s. These audio and video…

November 25, 2014

Help us enrich and curate heritage AV materials!

At the EUscreenXLconference in Rome, between inspiring talks, innovative projects and some sparks of Dolce Vita in Villa Borghese, people also participated in a workshop on Contextualization, which focused specifically on the question how AV contextualization practices can benefit best from the affordances of online publication. AV contextualization practices are a key part of the…

November 19, 2014

Celebrating Balkans’ Memory

The Balkans brim with history. The Balkan’s Memory project attempted, for the last three years, to reach out and bring tools to the region to preserve it. An ambitious goal, uniting film and television archives from across all different countries in the region. In Sarajevo, the project celebrated its achievements with a final conference, at…

November 14, 2014

Conference notes III: To crowdsource a Faustian dilemma

EUscreenXL gathered in Rome last week for our conference on the users and usage of audiovisual archives: “From Audience to User: Engaging with Audiovisual Heritage Online”. In this series of blog posts we fill you in on what happened. Tom and his archives After lunch, the conference rode on with its first day packed with…