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An almost perfect day

Today’s guest picture is another from my brother’s Bristol trip and shows the cathedral there.  Two of his sisters sneaked into the shot.

In a recent post, I asked for a small ridge of high pressure to give us a break from the rain and today my request was granted.  962 more words


Open Reel Digitization Project Proposal

Scope: digitization of all open reel-to-reel video tapes included in the “Street Scenes” Series created by Fort Wayne Public Library between 1974-1976. The entire FWPL collection consists of 169 reels with the Street Scenes series consisting of 16 tapes. 239 more words

Library Business

Open Reel Reality

Order in the Stacks!. Sometimes there are multi formats that have been held together with rubber bands since the 90’s. Sometimes those formats aren’t even labeled. 9 more words

Library Business

The Web and Audiovisual Archiving

Luke McKernan put up his talk about audiovisual archives and the Web. “Good afternoon. My name is Luke McKernan, and I am Lead Curator for News & Moving Image at the British Library. 75 more words

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How are music appraisals done?

▪ The appraisal is the responsibility of the donor; not of the institution that receives the collection. This is where Music Legacy Services can help! 120 more words

Advice to Composers

Advice to Composers from Jeannie Pool, Ph.D:

You should know that the scores and parts from the 1930s printed on high-quality vellum paper with superior ink will survive hundreds of years into the future (if properly stored), but the laser printed scores and parts created since the 1980s will not. 123 more words

Enjoying Your Photos On Digital Frames

In this digital age, we all have hundreds, if not thousands of photos in our hard drives, phones, on Facebook and other social media. How do you enjoy them often? 76 more words