Archive for September, 2010

The State of Recorded Sound Preservation in the United States: A National Legacy at Risk in the Digital Age

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

The Library of Congress National Recording Preservation Board released The State of Recorded Sound Preservation in the United States: A National Legacy at Risk in the Digital Age. www.clir.org/pubs/abstract/pub148abst.html. Excellent work by Sam Brylawski and Rob Bamberger, now being picked up by AP, which notes "New digital recordings of events in U.S. history and early […]

Home Media Preservation Guide – TAMI

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

From the Texas Archive of the Moving Image, some nice, straightforward guidance about preserving home movies. Visit Home Media Preservation Guide – TAMI

SLYT – Christine O’Donnell: "I Dabbled Into Witchcraft"

Sunday, September 19th, 2010

Why I love television archives #437: embarrassing deep background on political idiots. Visit SLYT – Christine O’Donnell: "I Dabbled Into Witchcraft"

Artists Make More Money in File-Sharing Age Than Before It | TorrentFreak

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Interesting economic analysis of music industry showing revenue growth going to artists, not labels: "In the same period when the overall revenues of the industry grew by only 4%, the revenue for artists alone more than doubled with an increase of 114%." Visit Artists Make More Money in File-Sharing Age Than Before It | TorrentFreak

Special Issue on Photos and Memories

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Good collection of articles about personal photos and personal memories. Some can be found in pre-print if you need to get around the pay wall. Thanks to Nancy Van House for the link. Visit Special Issue on Photos and Memories

Proceedings of the ECIR2010 workshop on information access for personal media archives

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

"Towards e-Memories: challenges of capturing, summarising, presenting, understanding, using, and retrieving relevant information from heterogeneous data contained in personal media archives." Thanks to Elizabeth Churchill for the pointer. Visit Proceedings of the ECIR2010 workshop on information access for personal media archives

Association of Research Libraries :: Envisioning Research Library Futures: A Scenario Thinking Project

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Scenario planning for libraries! Several sets worth reading; ARL's underway now, ALA's was out in June. Other links from this page also worth following. Visit Association of Research Libraries :: Envisioning Research Library Futures: A Scenario Thinking Project

Online Video and the Future of Broadcasting