Media Conservation & Digitization at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

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 Hornbake Library, Room 0301 North

 Walter Forsberg, Media Archivist for the National Museum of African American History and Culture at the Smithsonian, will present an overview of the new museum's audiovisual digitization programs and activities, in place since 2014. Forsberg will discuss how NMAAHC established digital file-management workflows, target specifications, equipment sourcing, and access platforms, alongside screenings of newly-digitized collections. He'll showcase highlights from the museum's "Great Migration Home Movie Digitization" public project, and announce details regarding the institution's new Robert F. Smith Fund's partnership program aimed at digitizing and sharing collections of African American cultural material held by other institutions.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
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