All webinars are available on demand.  Original webinar dates were September 15 – October 20, 2015.

AMIA members:        $35 per webinar
Non-members:           $40 per webinar

Click here to register for the full series  – for individual sessions, register below.
$265 member | $290 non-member

WHEN YOU REGISTER you will receive an email with a link to the recording.  The presentations and any other materials will be emailed to you.


INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL FORMATS AND STORAGE
This series features eight webinars, focusing on digital file formats, storage, and transfer workflows.

AMIA Online Recordings 1-2
 This foundational session will provide an overview of bits and bytes, analog to digital conversion, digital data storage options, compression, and digital data
preservation efforts.
Please note:
Recording starts at the 28:00 mark.

An introduction to audio formats, this session will cover digital audio recording and playback, carriers, encoding (sampling and codecs), as well as metadata.

 Recordings 1-3  Recordings 1-4
 This second session focused on audio, will review standards for digital audio preservation, equipment considerations, elements of an in-house workflow (including methods and tools), and outsourcing migration to vendors.  This session offers an overview of digital video file formats, technical characteristics of digital video, format selection criteria, and considerations for reformatting video and born-digital video.
 Recordings 1-5  Recordings 1-6
 The second of two sessions on video, this one offers equipment considerations and workflows in digitizing analog video formats and processing born-digital video, including metadata capture. Both in-house migration and vendor migration will be discussed, as well as quality assurance and quality control.  This session will provide an overview of formats and resolutions in transferring photochemical film to digital formats, both for restoration and access. This session will outline film scanning workflows, equipment considerations, vendor relationships, and quality assurance and quality control. A discussion on DPX and DCP construction will be included.
 Recordings 1-7  Recordings 1-8
 The second of two sessions on transferring photochemical film to digital formats, this session will outline film scanning workflows, equipment considerations, and vendor relationships.

 

This session will provide a description of digital data storage options (and the pros and cons of each), including: optical media, external hard drives, RAID configurations, servers, HSM environments (online, nearline, offline). Introduction to essential tenets of redundancy and geographic dispersal, as well as basic digital preservation actions such as fixity checks will be included.

 

 


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AMIA members:        $35 per webinar
Non-members:           $40 per webinar