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Interview with Marion Jaks

Interview with Marion Jaks Editor's note: This is the fourth in a series of interviews with people using MediaConch within their institutions. You can find and read the previous entries here. Marion at work Hey Marion! Introduce yourself please. Hey Ashley! I am a video archivist at the Austrian Mediathek (Österreichischer Mediathek), the Austrian video and sound archive. My main area of work is… [continue]

Save the Date - No Time to Wait

Save the Date - No Time to Wait MediaArea is pleased to announce initial details for a 2nd No Time to Wait symposium, hosted by the Österreichisches Filmmuseum - Austrian Film Museum. Members of audiovisual archiving, digital preservation, open media development, and open format standardization communities as well as curious onlookers are welcome to attend, discuss, and present on subjects pertaining… [continue]

Interview with Kieran O'Leary

Interview with Kieran O'Leary Editor's note: This is the third in a series of interviews with people using MediaConch within their institutions. You can read the first here and second here! Kieran's workstation Hey Kieran! Introduce yourself please. Hi! I’m Kieran O’Leary, originally from a relatively rural part of County Cork in Ireland, now living in Dublin City, working in the Irish Film Archive… [continue]

Interview with Kathryn Gronsbell

Interview with Kathryn Gronsbell Editor's note: This is the second in a series of interviews with people using MediaConch within their institutions. You can read the first here! Kathryn with MediaConch Hey Kathryn! Introduce yourself please. Hi Ashley! I’m the Digital Collections Manager at Carnegie Hall. I develop and support sustainable practices around the digital asset lifecycle to ensure the… [continue]

Interview with Eddy Colloton

Interview with Eddy Colloton Editor's note: This is the first in a series of interviews with people using MediaConch within their institutions. Enjoy! Hey Eddy! Introduce yourself please. Hey Ashley! I’ve recently become a “Denverite” and have started a new job as an Assistant Conservator specializing in electronic media at the Denver Art Museum (DAM). Before that, I was down in Baton Rouge, Louisiana… [continue]

MediaConch Newsletter No. 10 (1 June 2017)

MediaConch Newsletter #10 (June 2017) Happy Summer from MediaArea!… [continue]

MediaConch Displays: Simple and CSV

MediaConch Displays In MediaConch, a "Display" is a transformation that creates a request report from a MediaConch XML. Internally when MediaConch applies a policy test or implementation test on a file it generates a MediaConch XML document which describes the results of those tests. In many cases, the user may not wish to see an XML document, so the "Displays" transform that data… [continue]

MediaConch Newsletter No. 9 (4 November 2016)

MediaConch Newsletter #9 (November 2016) Ahoy from MediaArea!… [continue]

MediaConch Newsletter No. 8 (5 October 2016)

MediaConch Newsletter #8 (October 2016) Happy Fall From MediaArea!… [continue]

Policies vs Reality: MediaConch's Policy Update

Policies vs Reality One of the key requirements of the PREFORMA Challenge is the creation of policy checkers to verify whether a file matches the acceptance criteria for long-term preservation by memory institutions. In MediaConch, the policy checker integrates a policy editor so that users may create, edit, and apply policies to their audiovisual collections. For example, a memory institution could… [continue]