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  • What does Washington have to do with audiovisual preservation?

    Andrew Martin
    I had the privilege to attend and present at this year’s International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) conference held at the Library of Congress in Washington DC. The title of this year’s conference was ‘A World of Opportunity: Audiovisual Archives and the Digital Landscape’. and I wanted to share some brief insights about my experience.
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  • PARBICA Presentation: Partnerships & Collaboration in Context of Video and Film Preservation

    Andrew Martin
    Did you get to PARBICA in September? The conference title was ‘Footprints in Space and Time’. Alongside Mr Opeta Alefaio, the Director of the National Archives of Fiji, we presented the value of partnerships & collaboration. In this post I share the presentation as well as some other interesting take aways from the conference.
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  • IASA publishes IASA-TC 05.

    Adam Hodgkinson
    IASA has just released IASA-TC 05 which describes the main recording principles of sound and audiovisual carriers – mechanical, magnetic, and optical – their components, physical and chemical stability, and their vulnerability.
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  • Is LTFS the answer for digital AV archives?

    Andrew Martin
    The combination of LTO data tape and the LTFS file structure can deliver great benefits for the audiovisual archive community. I examine why.
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