Digitizing Virginia Public Media: An On-the-Ground Report from PBPF Fellow Nancy Paulette

Hello, everybody! Thanks for stopping by. I'm Nancy Paulette, a Master of Library and Information Studies student at the University of Alabama, and I'll be your Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow for this post, where you'll get to read all about my experience working to help VPM digitize some of their substantial collection. VPM, "Virginia's home … Continue reading Digitizing Virginia Public Media: An On-the-Ground Report from PBPF Fellow Nancy Paulette

Digitizing Virginia Public Media: An On-the-Ground Report from PBPF Fellow Ben Steck

Virginia Public Media transmitter Hello to everyone lucky enough to find yourself on the AAPB website. There is quite a treasure of information here. My name is Ben Steck and I’m currently in my final semester at University of Alabama (UA) for an MLIS. I work at the Library of Virginia, in Richmond, as a … Continue reading Digitizing Virginia Public Media: An On-the-Ground Report from PBPF Fellow Ben Steck

Digitizing Gulf Coast Public Media at WSRE: An On-the-Ground Report from PBPF Fellow Melissa Anthony

Hey y’all, I’m Melissa Anthony, a graduate student with the University of Alabama’s School of Library and Information Studies (UA SLIS) and one of the first four UA SLIS students to participate in the Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship (PBPF). Over the course of the 2019 fall semester, I have worked as a PBPF Fellow, representing … Continue reading Digitizing Gulf Coast Public Media at WSRE: An On-the-Ground Report from PBPF Fellow Melissa Anthony

Digitizing Public Media at the Center for Public Television & Radio at University of Alabama: An On-the-Ground Report from PBPF Fellow Hannah Hurdle

Working on my fellowship for the American Archive of Public Broadcasting and the University of Alabama's School of Library and Information Studies has not only been an amazing learning opportunity, but it has also connected me with some great people from all over the United States. I gained valuable experience digitizing both U-Matic and BetacamSP … Continue reading Digitizing Public Media at the Center for Public Television & Radio at University of Alabama: An On-the-Ground Report from PBPF Fellow Hannah Hurdle

NEW Collections Preserved by University of Alabama Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellows

The inaugural cohort of Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellows at the University of Alabama has wrapped up their first semester by creating Special Collections for the AAPB website featuring the material they digitized over the Fall 2019 semester. Three Special Collections present newly digitized material from Virginia Public Media (formerly WCVE), WSRE in Pensacola, Florida, and … Continue reading NEW Collections Preserved by University of Alabama Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellows

New Mexico’s Historic Public Television and Radio Programs to be Preserved by Statewide Partnership and The American Archive of Public Broadcasting

Indigenous and Hispanic Programs Featured Among Content from Five Contributing Organizations Two-Year Digitization Project funded with $485,000 grant from The Council on Library and Information Resources New Mexico PBS (NMPBS) and The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) announced today a collaborative effort to digitize, preserve and make accessible historic television and radio programs produced … Continue reading New Mexico’s Historic Public Television and Radio Programs to be Preserved by Statewide Partnership and The American Archive of Public Broadcasting

KMUW and the American Archive of Public Broadcasting to Preserve Historic Public Television and Radio Programs from Across Kansas

Two-year Kansas Public Media Preservation Project is funded with $407,000 grant from The Council on Library and Information Resources KMUW 89.1 – FM and The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) announced today a collaborative effort to preserve and make accessible historic television and radio programs produced by Kansas public media stations. The resulting online … Continue reading KMUW and the American Archive of Public Broadcasting to Preserve Historic Public Television and Radio Programs from Across Kansas

New Graduate Scholarships in Audio-Visual Preservation and Archiving of Public Media

In July 2019, the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) and the University of Alabama (UA) embarked on a collaboration to provide fellowships in public media preservation. WCVE in Richmond, WSRE in Pensacola, and the Center for Public Television and Radio at the University of Alabama hosted four graduate fellows who together digitized historic programs … Continue reading New Graduate Scholarships in Audio-Visual Preservation and Archiving of Public Media

AAPB Summer 2019 Newsletter: Cokie Roberts, Country Music, 1969, and New Collections

"I think it's a good thing to have a lot of voices in the media... you know, let all flowers bloom." - Cokie Roberts, 1943-2019 AAPB Summer 2019 NewsletterDownload Dear AAPB community, On behalf of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB), I begin this post in memory of Cokie Roberts, a pioneering journalist and … Continue reading AAPB Summer 2019 Newsletter: Cokie Roberts, Country Music, 1969, and New Collections

WGBH Awarded $750,000 Grant by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Support the American Archive of Public Broadcasting

AAPB to work with Brandeis University’s Lab for Linguistics and Computation to use artificial intelligence to enhance accessibility and discoverability of content BOSTON – WGBH announced today The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s renewed support for WGBH with a two-year, $750,000 grant, which will enhance usability of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB). The AAPB … Continue reading WGBH Awarded $750,000 Grant by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Support the American Archive of Public Broadcasting