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    Preservation Strategies for Born-Digital Materials

    • Date: April 26, 2017
    • Description: The Smithsonian Institution Archives' preservation strategies for its born-digital collections, including documents and spreadsheets, images, audio, video, text, email, databases, software, and website and social media records.

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    A Medal-y of Materials: Preserving a Small, yet Robust, Collection

    • Date: August 31, 2017
    • Description: As the Preservation Intern at the Archives this summer, my main project was part of a massive re-organization of the oversized map cases at the Archives. An introduction to that project can be found in blog posts by previous interns, Caitria Sunderland and Margaret Rose Hunt. However, when taking breaks from the cool climate of collections storage, I worked on rehousing the

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    Link Love: 8/23/2013

    • Date: August 23, 2013
    • Creator: Mitch Toda
    • Description: Link Love: a weekly blog feature with links to interesting videos and stories regarding archival issues, the Smithsonian, and history.

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    I.D. This! Solid Ink Inkjet Print

    • Date: June 18, 2019
    • Creator: Alison Reppert Gerber
    • Description: Material and process identification is the key to a robust preservation strategy!

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    Reformatting

    • Date: May 1, 2017
    • Description: The choice to create duplicate copies of collection material is often made for both preservation and access considerations. For some media, such as audiovisual materials, digitization is preservation. For fragile or actively deteriorating paper and photographic collections, a digital surrogate can be made to preserve the content and provide a stable copy for

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    Smithsonian Pan-Institutional Survey of Audiovisual Collections

    • Date: April 11, 2017
    • Description: BackgroundThe Smithsonian Institution Archives, partnering with seven Smithsonian units, conducted a comprehensive survey of audiovisual collections consisting of analog film, audio, and video held across the Institution. Proposed by the Audiovisual Archivists Interest Lunch (AVAIL) group and funded by the Collections Care and Preservation Fund (CCPF), this project will

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    History of AVMPI

    • Date: April 7, 2021
    • Description: Pan-Institutional Survey The Smithsonian Institution Archives, partnering with seven Smithsonian units, conducted a comprehensive survey of audiovisual collections consisting of analog film, audio, and video held across the Institution. Proposed by the Audiovisual Archivists Interest Lunch (AVAIL) group and funded by the Collections Care and Preservation Fund (CCPF), this

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    Preservation

    • Date: April 18, 2011
    • Description: Access the official records of the Smithsonian Institution and learn about its history, key events, people, and research.

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    An Intern’s Perspective on Preserving Scrapbooks and Conserving Blueprints

    • Date: August 30, 2018
    • Description: Preservation intern discusses working with oversize materials in the Archives collection, including information on the creation of custom enclosures, surface cleaning of blueprints, and humidification.

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  19. Link Love: 02/12/2021

    • Date: February 12, 2021
    • Creator: Deborah Shapiro
    • Description: Link Love: a weekly post with links to interesting videos and stories about archival issues, technology and culture, and Washington D.C. and American history.

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    How do I preserve my collection of historic 16mm film, audiotape or videotape?

    • Date: December 21, 2011
    • Description: Learn about preserving audiovisual materials, such as film, video and audiotape.

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    Storage and Handling

    • Date: April 20, 2017
    • Description: Utilizing best practices for storage enclosures reduces handling and stabilizes deteriorated materials for long-term preservation and access. While the Archives most commonly uses manufactured standard enclosures, custom enclosures can also be created to facilitate safe handling.Standard EnclosuresThe most common enclosures used at the Archives are. Unbound paper-based

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