Where has all the AV content gone? How do we preserve it for the future?. Jim Lindner Media Matters. Our Audio Visual Heritage. How we will be understood by history will in part be based on what materials they have to study.
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Some of what is left has found its way to an archive.
We need to rethink and try some new things…
Can the past help us with the future?
Cost = $3.78 Per Hour
Tedious and error proneRequires constant attentionDifficult to maintain quality control
SlowTeam of 6 experts (3 per shift – 2 shifts per day) can migrate 5000 hrs/yr
ExpensiveRequires highly skilled laborNo economies of scale
No Metadata No history of past actions or condition
• Archivist as Information “miner”
• Archivist as architect of information standards and systems
• Archivist as Information Manager