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iPRES 2018 the 15th International Conference on Digital Preservation

Date: 
24 Sep 2018 to 27 Sep 2018
Location: 
Harvard, USA

iPRES is a series of conferences on digital preservation. Since 2004, iPRES conferences have been held on four continents. iPRES is the only international forum devoted to digital preservation. It brings together 300-400 scientists, students, researchers, librarians, archivists and other experts to share recent developments, innovative projects and to collaboratively solve problems.

No Time to Wait!

Date: 
9 Nov 2017 to 10 Nov 2017
Location: 
Vienna, Austria

MediaArea and the Österreichisches Filmmuseum - Austrian Film Museum are pleased to announce a 2nd No Time to Wait symposium, hosted by the Austrian Film Museum. Members of audiovisual archiving, digital preservation, open media development, and open format standardization communities as well as curious onlookers are welcome to attend, discuss, and present on subjects pertaining to our theme: the intersection of open media, standardization, and audiovisual preservation.

Funding for Digitization of At Risk AV Collections

GRANT OPPORTUNITY REMINDER: Funding for Digitization of At Risk Audiovisual Recordings

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) will begin accepting applications on June 1, 2017 for the second call of the 'Recordings at Risk' program, a national re-granting program administered by CLIR to support the preservation of rare and unique recordings of high scholarly value in the United States. Generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation the program will award a total of $2.15 Million in three open competitions in 2017-2018.

Mass digitization of Canadian public broadcaster’s audiovisual archive

CBC/Radio-Canada have announced the mass digitization of the public broadcaster’s audiovisual archive collection.

CBC will digitise 720,000 physical media assets (audio and video) while Radio-Canada will digitise more than 650,000 assets that include audio, video and film.

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