Who created it and what was their role? What influence and significance did that person or institution have? Under what circumstances was the record created, and to what end? Why was it selected for permanent preservation? How does its custodial history affect its value?
An archivist might be interested in historical context but, fundamentally, we believed that wasn’t what the archive was here to deliver. Our job was to help the user of the record understand enough of the context of its creation and use to be able to make an assessment of its evidential value.
Digital Archiving: Context is Everything
http://nzzl.us/lqbON2j via @nuzzel
Learning or teaching #digipres? Here are free educational resources from my book #Re_collection with Rick Rinehart, including interactive infographics, video tutorials, and quizzes. http://re-collection.net/educational_resources.html
Curious about #FFV1 and #Matroska, start here http://www.fiafnet.org/pages/E-Resources/FFV1_and_Matroska_Reading_List.html
#SEAPAVAA22 #Closing plenary briefly discussed the AV Think Tank White Paper. Read it again today and I would love to have more discussions about the recommendations raised. @firstname.lastname@example.org @email@example.com @Brecht_declercq@twitter.com
White Paper: https://www.beeldengeluid.nl/en/knowledge/hub/av-think-tank
Towards a New Audiovisual Think Tank for Audiovisual Archivists and Cultural Heritage Professionals.
And in today’s tech news, another journalist reinvents public library digital collections from first principles.
Not an OAIS compliant spell-checker, that's for sure.
Photos of 1966-1967's Singapore, Kuching, Sabah, Fraser's Hill and Kuala Lumpur. Some of the colour ones are stunning.
Wakelet seems to be a good replacement for Storify. Anyone tried the import from Storify function yet? @erwin @firstname.lastname@example.org
.@email@example.com trusty leader @firstname.lastname@example.org and FIAT/IFTA sect. gen. @Brecht_declercq@twitter.com participating in Rot Nam Dam Hua, Thai water blessing ceremony, blessing the elders of #SEAPAVAA Adrian Wood, Mick Newnham, Tuenjai Sinthuvnik, Dome Sukavong and Ray Edmondson.