Eric Saxon, Public Broadcasting Fellow at KOPN

Greetings gentle reader, I’m Eric Saxon, a Masters of Information and Library Science student specializing in archives at the University of Missouri – Columbia, and part of the second cohort of the Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship (PBPF). This summer, I embarked on a deep tape diving expedition at the radio station, KOPN. KOPN 89.5 FM, … Continue reading Eric Saxon, Public Broadcasting Fellow at KOPN

World Teachers’ Day 2018

🍎 World Teachers' Day is held annually on October 5th to commemorate the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers. This Recommendation sets benchmarks regarding the rights and responsibilities of teachers and standards for their initial preparation and further education, recruitment, employment, and teaching and learning conditions. As World Teachers' Day … Continue reading World Teachers’ Day 2018

Riley Griffin, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at GPB

Hi, everyone!  My name is Riley Griffin (xe/xir).  I am just now entering my second year of graduate school in Clayton State University’s Masters of Archival Studies program.  I am the second fellow, after Virginia Angles, to be a part of the American Archives of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship (PBPF).  My part … Continue reading Riley Griffin, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at GPB

AAPB Transcription Workflow

The AAPB started creating transcripts as part of our "Improving Access to Time-Based Media through Crowdsourcing and Machine-Learning" grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). For the initial 40,000 hours of the AAPB's collection, we worked with Pop Up Archive to create machine-generated transcripts, which are primarily used for keyword indexing, to … Continue reading AAPB Transcription Workflow

Rebecca Benson, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at KOPN

My name is Rebecca Benson, and I’m a graduate student at the University of Missouri, working on a Master’s in Library Science and focusing on work in special collections libraries. I am so excited for the experience I have gained working with the AAPB: I am familiar with much older materials, but the history of … Continue reading Rebecca Benson, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at KOPN

Evelyn Cox, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at OETA

Oklahoma Legacy: Indelible Impressions of Perseverance, Fortitude, Resilience and Pride Greetings from the lovely state of Oklahoma. My name is Evelyn Cox and I am the Public Broadcasting Preservation fellow partnered with Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA). I represent the Spring 2018 Cohort from the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of … Continue reading Evelyn Cox, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at OETA

Virginia Angles, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at GPB

The Collection:  My name is Virginia Angles. I am currently a graduate student at Clayton State University working towards at Masters in Archival Science. I was super excited when I first heard about the American Archives of Public Broadcasting's (AAPB) Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship (PBPF) with Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB). I had never worked in … Continue reading Virginia Angles, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at GPB

The National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB) Collection Now Available on AAPB

The National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB) Collection, now available on the AAPB website, consists of more than 5,500 radio programs from the 1950s and 1960s, created by over 100 NAEB member stations. The collection includes radio documentaries, coverage of events (hearings, meetings, conferences, and seminars), interviews, debates, and lectures on public affairs topics such … Continue reading The National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB) Collection Now Available on AAPB

Upcoming AAPB Webinar Featuring Kathryn Gronsbell, Digital Collections Manager at Carnegie Hall

Photo courtesy of Rebecca Benson, @jeybecques, PBPF Fellow at University of Missouri. This Thursday, March 15th at 8 pm EST, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) staff will host a webinar with Kathryn Gronsbell, Digital Collections Manager at Carnegie Hall and will cover topics in documentation, including why documentation is important, what to think about when recording … Continue reading Upcoming AAPB Webinar Featuring Kathryn Gronsbell, Digital Collections Manager at Carnegie Hall