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AAPB NDSR Final Station Reports

After a great presentation from our AAPB NDSR residents at the Society of American Archivists meeting in Portland last month, the 2016-2017 AAPB NDSR residencies have officially drawn to a close. Each host site has written up a report on … Continue reading

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Launching the American Archive of Public Broadcasting Wiki

The AAPB NDSR residencies have now ended, but we’re very proud to launch the final project created by our AAPB NDSR residents: The American Archive of Public Broadcasting Wiki, a technical preservation resource guide for public media organizations. Selena Chau, … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond the Allegory of the Lone Digital Archivist (& my day of Windows scripting at KBOO)

The “lone arranger” was a term I learned in my library sciences degree program and I accepted it. I visualized hard-working, problem-solving solo archivists in small staff-situations challenged with organizing, preserving, and providing access to the growing volumes of historically … Continue reading

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Louisiana Public Broadcasting Digital Preservation Plan

I have completed my NDSR AAPB residency at Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB)! While most of my cohort will continue chugging along for another few months, I sadly have to finish up a bit early. But, I’m leaving for an exciting … Continue reading

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Advocating for Archives in a Production Environment

One of the new experiences I’ve had here at LPB, among the many new experiences that have accompanied moving to Baton Rouge, Louisiana (I have way more opinions about gumbo now), has been working for an archive in a production … Continue reading

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Register for our upcoming webinars

We have two free, resident-hosted, open-to-the-public webinars coming up in January! Challenges of Removable Media in Digital Preservation (Eddy Colloton) Thursday, January 12th, 3:00 PM ET Removable storage media could be considered the most ubiquitous of digital formats. From floppy … Continue reading

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Inside the WHUT video library clean-up – part 2: lots of manual labor

Resident log, NDSR date 20161220.1 Last time on “Inside the WHUT video library clean-up” WHUT’s RECOMMENDED “TO DO” CHECKLIST new shelves to be placed in library-adjacent rooms A and B retiling the linoleum floor thermometer and humidity reader removal of … Continue reading

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