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These curriculum modules and resources were created with funding from the National Endowment for Humanities and the Getty Foundation.
This report is an introduction the culture and activities of regional moving image archives. It includes a lesson plan which traces the history of regional archives and student exercizes.
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Archival Access in the 21st Century
This is a new resource on contemporary access issues facing moving image professionals.
It is designed as a class lecture which assesses the state of access to archival moving images in a changing landscape.
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Emerging Intellectual Property Issues, Paradigms and Controversies. An Introduction for Archivists
In this guide, Rick Prelinger addresses topics and issues related to Intellectual Property. Topics addressed include the evolution of copyright law, orphan works, copyright term extensions, the digital millennium copyright act, Fair Use, Creative Commons,and Digital Rights management. A list of resources follows each section.
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Preserving Home/Amateur Film
This module includes the history of film technology; Identification, assessment, descriptions and cataloging for home movies; acquiring home movies in archives; and home movies in our visual culture.
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Overview of Video Signals
This is a resource on essential video technology issues for students of video preservation. The module includes lecture notes on the background on perception of signals, the basics of video tecyhnology, and the reading/calibration of waveform/vectorscope monitors.
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This module is formatted as a series of six class sessions that explore the challenges to the preservation and access of television material.
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