Strategies for Audiovisual Digitization Projects

The Digital Library Federation hosted Strategies for Audiovisual Digitization Projects, a free two-part webinar series that discussed multiple approaches that cultural memory institutions can take to digitally reformat audiovisual materials and collections.

Effective Outsourcing with Audiovisual Digitization Service Providers

View a recording here:

Transcript (PDF download), Slides (PDF download).

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET

Unsure of what a/v digitization services are out there? Having trouble composing RFPs? Representatives from a variety of audiovisual digitization service providers are here to answer your questions, discuss common hurdles faced by institutions, and hear input on how best to partner with libraries, museums, and archives.

Speakers: Jan Jones (Memnon Archiving Services); Kathy O’Regan (Bay Area Video Coalition); Bryce Roe (Northeast Document Conservation Center); Diana Little (The MediaPreserve)

Moderator: Wayne Graham (Council on Library and Information Resources)

Low-Cost, DIY, and Community-Based Approaches to Audiovisual Digitization

View a recording here:

Transcript (PDF download), Slides (PDF download).

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 | 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET

Interested in digitizing small batches in-house? Adding a/v digitization to personal archiving services used by your community? Speakers will discuss a variety of tools, strategies, and organizations that are focused on creating broader access to resources needed for audiovisual digitization projects, and will provide guidance on how best to implement your own audiovisual digitization program.

Speakers: Lauren Algee (DCPL Memory Lab); Rachel Mattson (XFR Collective); Dorothea Salo (RADD/PROUD/PRAVDA); Pamela Vadakan (California Audiovisual Preservation Project)

Moderator: Brooke Sansosti (Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh)


Recordings are located above and on the Digitizing Special Formats section of the DLF Wiki. Slides and transcripts will be made available soon.

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