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NISO Webinar, Preservation and Archiving of Digital Media

Libraries have long collected audio and video content in varying formats housing those materials in special archives and collections. However, unlike the static documents that have been digitized for purposes of enabling Web access by users, some collections of audio and video content may not have received the appropriate attention and resources that ensure long-term preservation. This session will look at a variety of such collections and associated archiving initiatives focused on what is an increasingly at-risk set of materials.
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NISO Webinar

Helping people gain a greater understanding of the information community — our issues and concerns, challenges and opportunities — is core to NISO's mission. Our events are a key element of this, with our popular webinar program at their heart. And, following the NISO/NFAIS merger earlier this year, all NISO members can now attend all 14 webinars in 2020 completely free of charge! This includes an unlimited number of places and full access to a recording of each webinar for anyone who is unable to attend the event itself.
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Clifford Anderson

Associate University Librarian for Research and Learning, Vanderbilt University

Clifford B. Anderson is Associate University Librarian for Research and Digital Initiatives at the Vanderbilt University Library. He holds a secondary appointment as Professor of Religious Studies in the College of Arts & Science at Vanderbilt University and is affiliated faculty in the Comparative Media Analysis and Practice Joint-Ph.D. program. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering. He holds a M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, a Th.M. and Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary, and an M.S. in Library and Information Science from the Pratt Institute in New York City. In 2014, Anderson directed the NEH-sponsored XQuery Summer Institute and regularly teaches humanists to work computationally with archival data.
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Edward M. Corrado

Associate University Librarian Dudley Knox Library, Naval Postgraduate School

Edward M. Corrado is Associate University Librarian at the Naval Postgraduate School. He is an experienced librarian, administrator, and information technologist. His research interests include digital preservation, data curation, and reproducibility of research. He is the co-author of Digital Preservation for Libraries, Archives, and Museums, which is now in its second edition. He has a Masters of Library Service from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Caldwell University. For more information see Corrado's website at
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Kira Sobers

Digital Media Coordinator, Smithsonian Institution

Kira Sobers is the Digital Media Coordinator for the Smithsonian Institution Archives. She oversees the digitization workflow of photographs, documents, audio, and video materials from initial cataloging to online access. She recently served as the technical point of contact on two pan-Institutional projects to survey audiovisual collections and conduct a preservation readiness assessment of the almost 300,000 assets surveyed.