preservation

Audiovisual Archives: Preservation Standards And Successful Management Strategies For Africa

Date: 
18 Mar 2021
Location: 
Online

As part of the ongoing Industry Programme on the Preservation of Africa's Audiovisual Media Assets (https://www.preserveafricaarchives.net/) focusing on developing the capability to catalogue, archive and preserve the content assets within Africa's broadcast media industry, Broadcast Media Africa (BMA) in collaboration with Apricity Consulting is announcing our forthcoming industry forum on: "Audiovisual Archives: Preservation Standards And Successful Management Strategies For Africa."

Preserving Africa's Audio-Visual Media Assets

Broadcast media organisations are custodians of social-cultural experiences captured in audio-visual content. And as broadcasting platforms turns digital, there is the urgent need for legacy audio-visual content to be appropriately preserved for the benefit of society both presently and in the future.

”A Call for Help” – Collecting obsolete equipment and playback devices

Date: 
24 Mar 2021
Location: 
Online

It is widely known that obsolete playback devices, specifically those for magnetic media, are getting harder to find in good working condition. Declining maintenance knowledge as well as a scarce market of spare parts is also a factor that is put to play here. Neither is easily found. In late 2019 The Swedish National Archives made an appeal to the public, asking if there was someone, somewhere out there sitting on obsolete equipment, merely collecting dust and no longer of personal use, and was willing to donate it.

Preserving Audiovisual Heritage in the Arab Region: Resources for Archivists, Librarians and Collectors

Date: 
27 Oct 2020
Location: 
online

To mark World Day for Audiovisual Heritage on 27 October, the Library, as the IFLA PAC Regional Center for Arab Countries and the Middle East, invites you to join Manoubia Hermi, curator and head of the National Sound Archive at the Centre for Arab and Mediterranean Music, and Hazem Jamjoum, Gulf History Audio Curator at the British Library, in a conversation on audiovisual preservation in the Arab region.

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