January 28, 2022

Videos from the Library of Congress: Archiving Digital Audio and Photos

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On May 10, 2010, the Library of Congress held Personal Archiving Day in conjunction with the American Library Association’s annual Preservation Week. The Library invited members of the public to visit and learn about how to preserve their personal information in both digital and non-digital form.

Library staff gave talks about how to preserve specific kinds of information. In this video, Peter Alyea, digital conservation specialist, Preservation Reformatting in the Library of Congress’s Music, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound division, offers practical advice on archiving digital audio.

Archiving Digital Photos
Speaker: Phil Michel, Digital Conversion Coordinator at the Library of Congress’s Prints & Photographs Division

See Also: Preserving Personal Web Content
Speakers: Abigail Grotke, web archiving team lead and Gina Jones, digital media project coordinator

See Also: Digital Preservation Videos
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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.