2019 AMIA Cross-Pollinator: Marlo Longley


Marlo LongleyThe Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) and DLF will be sending Marlo Longley to attend the 2019 DLF/AMIA Hack Day and AMIA conference in Baltimore, Maryland! During the event, Marlo will collaborate on projects with other attendees to develop solutions for digital audiovisual preservation and access.

About the Awardee

Marlo Longley is a Digital Repository Developer for the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO). At METRO he is working on the 2020 release of Archipelago, an open source repository system committed to flexible metadata. Last year he helped build Canyon Cinema’s new catalog search and website, and got interested in technical issues facing moving image archives from there. Marlo is based in Oakland, CA.

About Hack Day and the Award

The sixth AMIA+DLF Hack Day (November 13 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace) will be a unique opportunity for practitioners and managers of digital audiovisual collections to join with developers and engineers for an intense day of collaboration to develop solutions for digital audiovisual preservation and access.

The goal of the AMIA + DLF Award is to bring “cross-pollinators”–developers and software engineers who can provide unique perspectives to moving image and sound archivists’ work with digital materials, share a vision of the library world from their perspective, and enrich the Hack Day event–to the conference.

Interested in participating in Hack Day either virtually or in person? Registration is free! Sign up now: https://forms.gle/yUaX4UJsCJQ3uGb7A

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