Tuesdays, 5-9 PM, room 651
Besser & Mona Jimenez
Introduction to Moving Image Archiving
& Preservation H72.1800
Nov 4 Video & Audio Preservation Issues
Assignments due before class
Orphans Assignment due
Take tour of VidiPax
either W Oct 29 or Th Oct 30 at 2:30 (450 West 31st St. btwn 9th &
10th Av, 4th flr)
Bachman, Rebecca, "Video Preservation: Glossary of Terms",
in Playback: A Preservation Primer for Video (1998), p.72 ó
76. On reserve in Bobst Library.
Van Bogart, Dr. John W.C., Magnetic Tape Storage
and Handling: A Guide for Libraries and Archives , Washington, D.C.:
The Commission on Preservation and Access and St. Paul, MN: National Media
Norris, Debbie Hess, "Videotape Collections: Establishing
Priorities for Preservation" in Playback: A Preservation Primer for
Video San Francisco: Bay Area Video Coalition (1998), p.60 - 69. On
reserve in Bobst Library.
American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC)
" Caring for your
Planned Topics to cover:
What are some of the major issues with
video and sound preservation?
What are typical approaches to caring
for and preserving video and sound?
What is the effect of digital formats
and digitization on media preservation?
Knowing more about video/sound artifacts,
what does that tell you about risks to the material? What about its needs
for description and care?
Sharing Pits Copyright Against Free Speech, NY Times, Nov 3, 2003
Service at M.I.T. Is Shut Down, NY Times, Nov 3, 2003
Group Backs Microsoft in Patent Suit, NY Times, NY Times, Oct 29, 2003
A Film Dispute
Becomes Melodrama, NY Times, Nov 3, 2003
Seeds Subjects Farmers to Suits Over Patent, NY Times, Nov 2, 2003
In the News:
Meets New Exhibit of Plane That Carried A-Bomb, NY Times, Nov 2, 2003
All, Folks!, NY Times, Nov 2, 2003
Long Last Gasp of Tube-Based TV, NY Times, Oct 29, 2003
Tues Nov 11, Craig Baldwin at the Robert Beck
Sunday November 9, 1 PM, Wakamba screening (Robert's
Mead Film Festival, American Museum of Natural History
Review of previous readings (if time)
Assignments for next week