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Making Choices: IU Bloomington’s Media Preservation Prioritization Process

…we cannot save every recording. What, then, do we save? The State of Recorded Sound Preservation in the United States: A National Legacy at Risk in the Digital Age  -CLIR/Library of Congress The Media Preservation Initiative (MPI) at IU Bloomington is embarking upon a campus-wide media preservation prioritization process beginning spring semester 2012. See the previous … Continue reading

Why Prioritize?

Priority is a function of context -Stephen R. Covey Several lively conversations at the Association of Moving Image Archivists conference a few weeks ago centered on the selection for preservation process. Why prioritize—can’t (or shouldn’t) we save it all? That was one viewpoint, further refined by: Why prioritize? Digitize it all—it takes more resources to … Continue reading