Monthly Archives: June 2015

IFI Irish Film Archive publishes new Digital Preservation and Access Strategy

IFI Irish Film Archive publishes new Digital Preservation and Access Strategy The IFI Irish Film Archive has published a new Digital Preservation & Access Strategy that outlines its response to the challenges and opportunities of archiving vast quantities of moving … Continue reading

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Are we doing enough to preserve digital material for the long-term?

Are we doing enough to preserve digital material for the long-term? Nik Stanbridge, Director of Marketing, Arkivum asks if institutions like Harvard are doing enough to preserve their digital assets The Harvard libraries and archives contain an immense volume of digital … Continue reading

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Film archive saved by lottery funding

Film archive saved by lottery funding Hours of archive film footage showing Wolverhampton life from the 50s to the 70s have been rescued from the brink of extinction, in a lottery-funded preservation project Source: Express and Star

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Fairfax Media reaches agreement over photo archive dispute

Fairfax Media reaches agreement over photo archive dispute Fairfax Media can finally get the remainder of its priceless photo collection digitised after US photo archivers Rogers Photo Archive went into receivership Digitisation of Fairfax Media’s photos will resume after the … Continue reading

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Fairfax Media’s valuable photo archives under threat after Rogers Photo Archive goes into receivership

Fairfax Media’s valuable photo archives under threat after Rogers Photo Archive goes into receivership Thousands of historic photos are in limbo as Fairfax Media tries to save its valuable archive after the US company that holds them went into receivership. … Continue reading

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Digital Underground

Digital Underground Who Will Make Sure The Internet’s Vast Musical Archive Doesn’t Disappear? From the Article: The advent of streaming was a game-changer for someone like Marshall, a connoisseur of older and emerging music surviving beyond mainstream. Material that once … Continue reading

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Could you be fined for illegally streaming movies or TV shows?

Could you be fined for illegally streaming movies or TV shows? Streaming and sharing unauthorised copyrighted content is illegal. Katie Morley asks what will happen to culprits who are caught You can log on to countless websites and indulge your … Continue reading

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