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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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Before & after XML to PBCore in ResourceSpace

I’m interested in learning about different applications of ResourceSpace for audiovisual digital preservation and collection management and wanted to explore PBCore XML data exports. Creating PBCore XML is possible in ResourceSpace, but it is dependent on each installation’s metadata field … Continue reading

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Playing with Pandas: CSV metadata transformations

Being able to start this blog post with a panda gif makes me incredibly happy. However, what I’m really talking about is Pandas, the data analysis library for Python programming. I’m intrigued by the possibilities of programming for library and archives … Continue reading

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Is there something that does it all?: Choosing a metadata management system

Early in our NDSR cohort chats, each resident agreed that our host site’s current metadata collecting and organizing practices could be improved. Many of us sought to find a database tool that could help our staff manage their data effectively. … Continue reading

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IASA Day 1 and Voice to Text Recognition

AAPB NDSR update in podcast form. Day 1 of IASA, the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archivists in Washington, D.C. Duration: 00:05:31 *In the audio, I quote directly from resources listed below, namely the Traditional Knowledge paper and the Mukurtu … Continue reading

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NDSA, data wrangling, and KBOO treasures

My first month at KBOO was about learning about the environment: the people, institutional knowledge, working styles and interaction, informational resources, and technology support. KBOO’s specific environment is being taken into consideration so that a digital preservation project may thrive. … Continue reading

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Digital Stewardship at KBOO Community Radio

Two weeks have passed since the start of the 2016 American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) NDSR fellowship program, and I am so glad that I applied and received a spot as one of the seven fortunate residents! Kate McManus, … Continue reading

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