By Brian Dietz This post is the third in a bloggERS series about access to born-digital materials. Over the last three years, the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) at NCSU Libraries has undertaken an initiative to enhance our capacity for managing born-digital archival materials. For two years, the initiative was staffed half-time by a Libraries’…
NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) works to complete its ambitious, multi-year digitization project, it's partnering with industry leader ASG Software Solutions and its ASG-Digital Archive offering to complete and improve its archiving infrastructure. This will ensure that Canada's audiovisual legacy will be better preserved and safeguarded for generations to come.
Qatar Foundation and the British Library have joined hands for a project that will the see digitisation of over one million pages of historical documents about the Islamic world, Arab culture and the Gulf region.
The AAPB team is excited to share our Cataloging Guidelines. For those of you who aren't versed in librarian speak, cataloging is the process of creating quality metadata for materials, such as those in the AAPB collection, in order to improve searching and discoverability -- a process beyond basic inventory level gathering. Information typically captured…
In a recent post we mentioned that a key advantage of the microfilm format is that it can be rapidly digitized for access purposes. A prominent example of this is the 1940 Population Census forms that were scanned from microfilm and made accessible online by NARA (http://1940census.archives.gov/) in 2012.
Arquivo em Cartaz tem como objetivo refletir sobre preservação e difusão de acervos cinematográficos no Brasil, divulgar e incentivar a realização de filmes produzidos com imagens de arquivo, exibir filmes restaurados e raros, além de oferecer oficinas dedicadas à preservação e tratamento de arquivos cinematográficos.
Make it easier to find movies in libraries. Help us connect people's names with their roles or functions. Annotate credits from library data so we can train a computer to do this on a large scale. Pick a category and get started…
by Jennifer Zaino We’re all waiting to see what’s next for the Web of Data – that is, the Semantic Web – after a year that had numerous highlights including: the official publication of HTML5, which boasts the ability to describe the structure of a web document with standard semantics; a flurry of activity for schema.org, including a new actions vocabulary, new types such as roles, and several community- and partner-led improvements in areas from bibliographies to sports to events; and, the cont
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