Tuesdays, 5-9 PM, room 651
Besser & Mona Jimenez
Introduction to Moving Image Archiving
& Preservation H72.1800
Oct 14 Collections Managment: Issues and Approaches
Assignments due before class
Have final project topic approved
Paper On Conservation & Preservation In Collecting Institutions
Whitson, Helene and Gerry Yeager, "Arrangement
and Description" in Steven Davidson and Gregory Lukow, The Administration
of Television Newsfilm and Videotape Collections: A Curatorial Manual,
Los Angeles: American Film Institute (1997), p. 127 - 148.
Newborg, Gerald G., "A Case Study: Newsfilm
Preservation Project at The State Historical Society of North Dakota" in
Steven Davidson and Gregory Lukow, The Administration of Television
Newsfilm and Videotape Collections: A Curatorial Manual, Los Angeles:
American Film Institute (1997), p. 59 - 68.
Planned Topics to cover:
What is the impact of appraisal and
selection (or the lack thereof) on what gets preserved?
What are practices for tracking information
about moving images?
What are other typical tasks in collection
management of archival collections?
How might they differ for moving image/sound
materials and other materials such as paper or photographs?
In-class presentations of case studies
In class presentations of case studies
NOTE: 7-9 we will meet in the East Room of
Finish case study presentations
Follow-up on final projects
Risks to moving images
Move to Bobst Library East Room - 2nd floor
Condition assessment and preventing damage and deterioration
Issues in moving image description
Assignments for next week