Friday, July 29, 2005

TAPE workshop on management of audiovisual collections

TAPE workshop on management of audiovisual collections
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
28 September - 4 October 2005

In this 5-day workshop, the characteristics of film, video and sound recordings and the different recording systems and devices will be reviewed. Specific requirements for their handling and preservation will be related to the nature and function of different kinds of audiovisual materials. The workshop will explore the different transfer and conversion methods, technical requirements in relation to quality, and long-term management of digital files. Issues will be approached as management problems, and due attention will be given to aspects like needs assessment, setting priorities, planning, budgeting and outsourcing, and project management. The workshop will be in English.

For online registration:
For more information on the TAPE project:

For more information on the workshop contact the ECPA:

European Commission on Preservation and Access (ECPA)
P.O. Box 19121, NL-1000 GC Amsterdam,=20
visiting address: c/o KNAW, Trippenhuis, Kloveniersburgwal 29,
NL-1011 JV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
tel. ++31 - 20 - 551 08 39 fax ++31 - 20 - 620 49 41

What's New in Digital Preservation

Issue no. 10 (January - May 2005) of the DPC/PADI "What's New in Digital Preservation" bulletin is now available from the Digital Preservation Coalition Web site and the National Library of Australia's PADI Web site:

Digital Preservation Coalition:

National Library of Australia: