All Those 1s and 0s: Creating Archival Standards for Digital Media

Round Table discussion with - Gary Wise, Multimedia Production Manager, McNay Art Museum - Perian Sully, Collections Information, Access, and Social Media Specialist, Balboa Park Online Collaborative - Bert Degenhart Drenth, Managing Director, Adlib Information Systems - Anna Chiaretta Lavatelli - Video Project Mgr, Balboa Park Online Collaborative Whether your institution has an in-house production team or uses outside contractors, there are thousands of GBs of data from these digitally created files that need safekeeping for future generations. From Digital Asset Management systems to encoding and compressing video files, this roundtable discussion will help demystify some these questions and concerns that plague institutions. The panelists include museum professionals from the various stages in the creation, management and the eventual archival of these very large files. Presented Thursday, Nov 8, 2012 at the Museum Computer Network Conference in Seattle, WA.