THREE WEBINAR SERIES AVAILABLE

THREE WEBINAR SERIES AVAILABLE

Introduction to digital formats, and best practices for both small and personal archives.

ANNUAL CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

ANNUAL CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

A number of full sessions from AMIA's Annual Conference are recorded each year.

DIGITAL ASSET SYMPOSIUM

DIGITAL ASSET SYMPOSIUM

Presentations from AMIA's digital asset symposium and interviews with presenters.

Building Regional AV Preservation Coalitions Using the Community Archiving Method (Part II)

Part I | Part II Building Regional AV Preservation Coalitions Using the Community Archiving Method Speakers: Mona Jimenez, NYU Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program; Yvonne Ng, Witness; Marie Lascu, XFR Collective; Kelli Hix, Smithsonian Institution; Sandra Yates, McGovern Historical Center, Texas Medical Library The Community Archiving Workshop (CAW) model is growing. Now going into

Building Regional AV Preservation Coalitions Using the Community Archiving Method (Pt 1)

Part I  |  Part II   Building Regional AV Preservation Coalitions Using the Community Archiving Method Speakers: Mona Jimenez, NYU Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program; Yvonne Ng, Witness; Marie Lascu, XFR Collective; Kelli Hix, Smithsonian Institution; Sandra Yates, McGovern Historical Center, Texas Medical Library The Community Archiving Workshop (CAW) model is growing. Now going

Do It Yourself & Community Archiving Symposium

During AMIA 2016, the Do It Yourself & Community Archiving stream of sessions was opened free to the community as a symposium and live-streamed. This was the first time AMIA has offered live streaming. A huge thank you to the organizers of the program stream – Robin Margolis and Kelly Haydon – and to the

An Amusement Fit for Half-wits: Partial Histories of Film Archives

  An Amusement Fit for Half-wits: Partial Histories of Film Archives Rachael Stoeltje, Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive Christophe Dupin, International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) David Walsh, Imperial War Museum The notion of preserving for the future such a low form of entertainment as film (‘an amusement fit for children and half-wits’) was

Preserving Film Collections for the Future: An Essential New Web Application

  Preserving Film Collections for the Future: An Essential New Web Application Jean-Louis Bigourdan, Image Permanence Institute/RIT Alex Bliss, Image Permanence Insitute/RIT Implementing the best possible preservation strategy is an intricate and difficult process. IPI worked on an NEH-funded project to create a web-based application called filmcare.org. The objective of the project was to design

The Long Goodbye: Curation Through Careful De-accession

The Long Goodbye: Curation Through Careful De-accession Sean Savage, Academy Film Archive Stefan Palko, Academy Film Archive Deborah Stoiber, George Eastman House It’s simply not feasible to save all the media consigned to our institutions, and we must inevitably come to terms with our limitations in collection criteria, storage and staffing. In this session, representatives

Processing Film Collections Labeled in Non-Latin Alphabets

  Processing Film Collections Labeled in Non-Latin Alphabets Liz Coffey, Harvard University Amy Sloper, Wisconsin Center for Film and Theatre Research Travis Wagner, University of South Carolina Spencer Churchill, George Eastman House What do you do when a large collection arrives at your archive and it is all labeled not only in a foreign tongue,

Confronting the Crisis: Sustainable Preservation and Access Solutions at Scale

  Confronting the Crisis: Sustainable Preservation and Access Solutions at Scale Joshua Sternfeld, National Endowment for the Humanities Chris Lacinak, AVPreserve Rachael Stoeltje, Indiana University Jean-Louis Bigourdan, Image Permanence Institute Bono Olgado, University of the Philippines Film Institute Recent work suggests that moving image preservation and access is in the midst of a “crisis” with

Designing and Building the Post-Analogue Audiovisual Archive

  Designing and Building the Post-Analogue Audiovisual Archive Jan Müller, Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, FIAT/IFTA President November 19, 2015 The presentation addresses the challenges related to the role and function of audiovisual archive institutions as the environment they operate in becomes more and more digital and networked. The context is the Netherlands Institute