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Is Perfect the Enemy of Good Enough?

Case Study: Is Perfect the Enemy of Good Enough?  Digital Video Preservation in the Age of Declining Budgets by Doug Boyd Digital video is a very large, complex and expensive format to curate on a large scale with no codified professional standards for preservation. This case study explores the efforts of the Louie B. Nunn …

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Digital Video Preservation and Oral History

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Digital Video Preservation and Oral History by Kara Van Malssen Preserving digital video requires addressing the entire life cycle of the content, from pre-production, to capture, edit, archiving, and providing access. Decisions made at the point of creation have implications for the other stages down the road. It is important to understand these implications and …

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Preservation of Analog Collections through Digitization

The Preservation of Analog Oral History Collections through Digitization by Sarah Cunningham   The deterioration of analog sound carriers is a significant danger to Oral History Collections. This dilemma coupled with the obsolescence of vintage playback creates a need for the digitization of oral history recordings. In addition to preserving recordings, most archives have a …

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Tutorial on “Checksum” for Digital Preservation of Oral History

Doug Boyd, director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky Libraries has written  on his blog Digital Omnium a post about the importance of checksums and the digital preservation of oral history.  The post, titled : A Simple Act of Digital Preservation: The Checksum and Oral History, features a video introduction/tutorial. Tweet

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