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Tuesday, November 17 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Developing Knowledge and Economies of Scale through Statewide Preservation Projects

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Organizations and communities around the world contain significant audiovisual collections documenting their political and cultural landscapes. Public media stations in New Mexico and Kansas, along with the collaboration of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting have developed new, innovative models for statewide preservation consortia projects, together securing nearly $1,000,000 in funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources to realize them. In this panel discussion, representatives from New Mexico PBS, KMUW Wichita, the Library of Congress, WGBH and CLIR will present on successful models for highly impactful statewide digitization projects. By taking a holistic approach to digitization, preservation, public access and subsequent use, and by harnessing the expertise of AV archivists, content producers, historians, and the communities their collections document, these projects will facilitate ‘knowledge of scale’ as well as economies of scale, raising the threshold for impact while saving in costs gained through increased participation and scope.

Speakers
avatar for Alan Gevinson

Alan Gevinson

Library of Congress
Alan Gevinson, Special Assistant to the Chief of the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center at the Library of Congress, is the Library’s project director for the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. He received a Ph.D. in History from Johns Hopkins University, has taught... Read More →
avatar for Casey Davis Kaufman

Casey Davis Kaufman

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Casey Davis Kaufman (she/her) is Associate Director of the GBH Archives and Project Manager for the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. In her role, Casey supports a team that includes a repository manager, web developers, outreach staff, and paid interns to undertake collections... Read More →
avatar for Debra Fraser

Debra Fraser

KMUW
Debra Fraser is General Manager of KMUW, NPR for Wichita, Kansas. She has spent the past six years at KMUW seeking out and creating collaborations with the community, media and public broadcasting stations across the state. She spent 25 years in news and as station manager at the... Read More →
avatar for Joy M. Banks

Joy M. Banks

Council on Library and Information Resources
Joy M. Banks is a Program Officer at CLIR with primary responsibilities including the management and support of CLIR's regranting programs: Recordings at Risk and Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives. Her professional background weaves through the LAM world with experience... Read More →
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Karen Cariani

GBH Archives
Karen Cariani is The David O. Ives Executive Director of the GBH Archives and GBH Project Director for the American Archive of Public Broadcasting, a collaboration with the Library of Congress to preserve and provide a centralized on-line access to content created by public media... Read More →
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Michael Kamins

New Mexico PBS
Michael Kamins is the Project Director for the New Mexico Public Media Digitization Project. This project is an innovative statewide preservation and digitization project funded by a CLIR Hidden Collections grant. Michael is the Executive Producer for Arts and Cultural Affairs at... Read More →


Tuesday November 17, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am PST
Stage B