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REMINDER: CFP: Journal of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives, Issue no. 44

Call for Papers: Journal of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives, Issue no. 44

Important Dates

November 15, 2014: Expression of interest deadline
December 1, 2014: Full article submission deadline
January 15, 2015: Journal release


Editor: Bertram Lyons (editor@iasa-web.org)

General Call for Papers

Preservathon: Select the best services and tools for your audiovisual digitisation project

13 Nov 2014 to 14 Nov 2014
Brussels, Belgium

PrestoCentre Preservathons are two-day hands-on events developed around main themes and challenges in audiovisual digitisation, preservation and long-term access. During the first day, attendees will work together in small groups. Activities include workshops, roleplaying, demonstrations, presentations, writing and negotiation exercises (e.g. call for tender, SLA).

Future-proof AV content for education and research

6 Nov 2014 to 7 Nov 2014
Venice, Italy

As the Presto4U project comes to an end (Dec 2014) we are bringing universities and research institutions together to offer them some free training in audiovisual digital preservation. Organised by the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London in collaboration with the University of Venice IUAV and Italian broadcaster RAI, ‘Future-proof AV content for education and research’ will take place in Venice (Italy) over 2 half days (6-7 November 2014).


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