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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.

New Sounds of Old Judeo-Spanish Songs

Date: 
18 Apr 2016
Location: 
New York, USA

"New Sounds of Old Judeo-Spanish Songs"

Dr. Edwin Seroussi (Emanuel Alexandre Professor of Musicology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Director, The Jewish Music Research Centre), contributor Joel Bresler, and discussant Dr. Stephen Blum (CUNY Graduate Center).

Monday, April 18, 2016 at 7pm.

Center for Jewish History 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY

Admission is free.

Please RSVP to: info@jewishmusicforum.org

Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving

Date: 
17 Feb 2016 to 19 Feb 2016
Location: 
Hilversum, Netherlands

The Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving is a three day management training, initiated by the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. It provides (audiovisual) collection managers with the necessary knowledge and skills to implement or improve the digital preservation management of their audiovisual collections. This edition of the Winter School focuses on implementing and updating your preservation policies.

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