Recently I had the pleasure of talking with the Director of the Library and Archives at Smithsonian Channel, Karma Foley. This summer Smithsonian Channel is migrating to a more robust database, and Karma shared how PBCore is informing this expansion and helping the channel preserve their private collection in a file-based, CollectiveAccess environment. Smithsonian Channel … Read more
You may have heard about the Pop Up Archive, which if you haven’t, you should. From my vantage point, they are solving a key problem of radio producers (and anyone creating digital audio) by providing: – A simple way to upload and preserve the highest-resolution digital audio files with the Internet Archive as the back … Read more
Here’s the version 1.3 XSD and documentation, which is an interim release to focus primarily on supporting upcoming American Archive projects.
As PBCore finds itself used in a multitude of settings, databases, media information systems, and organizations, it is appropriate to “Re-Reconnoiter” with the Public Broadcasting Metadata Dictionary, particularly with regard to the American Archive Pilot Project (AAPP). At the September 2009 conference, hosted by Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland, Oregon, PBCore was re-visited, highlighting its … Read more