Further Freaky Formats: Mad Scientists Edition

Snowden Becker, UCLA Dept. of Information Studies Dino Everett, USC Hugh M. Hefner Moving Image Archive Marsha Gordon, NCSU Susan Etheridge, UCLA Film & Television Archive Join us for another #FFFF panel, where we explore the forgotten (and misbegotten) formats of yesteryear! In this edition, we’ll focus on the Dr. Frankenstein types who recombined film production technologies and formats in surprising new ways. SEE John Cunningham’s 9.5mm...

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Traumatic Archives Ethics and Accessibility

Speakers:  Rebecca Dillmeier, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; Lindsay Zarwell, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Traumatic Archives: Ethics and Accessibility looks at why United States Holocaust Memorial Museum makes its digitized oral history and films collections available on the web. Much of the collection contains sensitive material that can be difficult to watch.The Museum is unique in how accessible it has made its oral...

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Standards, AXF, and Desigining Data for Long Term Survival

James Snyder, Library of Congress Standards created the physical and file-based media whose content we preserve. Standards are now taming the wild west which exists with the vendor-specific technology-based data sets of digitized content now being created, from audiovisual files to metadata, to cataloging records. But what about the data as a whole? How you plan, select and implement data storage hardware and software determines your data set’s...

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The National Archives, Historypin, and WWI: Anniversaries, Apps, and Audiences

Speakers: Christina Kovac, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Kerri Young, Historypin Almost two years ago, NARA and Historypin launched a project to digitize the largest this content to multiple audiences, NARA is launching an app to deliver moving images and photos to museums, teachers, and coders. Come learn about the process we followed and the app we’ve built! Recording  is made possible through a grant from The Academy...

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Think-For-Yourself, Do-It-Yourself: Revealing Independent Media from Behind the Iron Curtain

  Think-For-Yourself, Do-It-Yourself: Revealing Independent Media from Behind the Iron Curtain Speaker: Allie Whelan Artists, activists, and archivists embrace do-it-yourself strategies at times of political and social unrest for free expression, communication, and survival of marginalized voices. Between 1950 and 1990, political suppression paradoxically sparked creative action across the underground arts scene of Eastern Europe from secret...

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Tech in Community, Community in Tech: Digital Collections in the Real World

  Tech in Community, Community in Tech: Digital Collections in the Real World Speakers: Lauren Sorensen, UCLA; Rachel Mattson , La MaMa Archives; Nicole Martin, Human Rights Watch; Dinah Handel, New York Public Library; Kristin Lipska, California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) From receiving digitized video files back from vendors, to bash shell scripting, archivists are frequently finding themselves as the technology leads of their...

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