AVP Holiday Card – 2009

Artwork by Stephanie Housley from Coral & Tusk
December 31, 2009

Things That Shouldn't Be Archived #3 -- The Year in Review

But then again, it had a good beat and I could dance to it...
December 31, 2009

Library of Congress Releases 2009 National Film Registry

While you were busy comparison shopping between a Kindle and a Nook this past month, paper books ...
December 30, 2009


I'm rather embarrassed to say that over the long holiday weekend I spent one night rubbing mineral ...
December 28, 2009

Things That Shouldn't Be Archived #2 -- The Year in Review

The eternal conflict is whether these things shouldn't be archived due to their culture-eroding ...
December 23, 2009

Holiday Movies 2009

I reckon 'tis the season and all, but lots of people I run into are talking about their favorite ...
December 22, 2009

AVPS Holiday Cards 2008-09

All Images on this page are copyright protected and may not be reproduced or used without ...
December 18, 2009

AVPS Releases Their 2009 Holiday Card

AudioVisual Preservation Solutions released its fourth annual original greeting card for the 2009 ...
December 18, 2009

Top 10 Audio/Visual File Formats Established in the Aughts

10. lists 202 video file formats.
December 18, 2009

Making a Better Good Enough

This past weekend’s Times Sunday Magazine had a list of the top innovations of 2009. An interesting ...
December 17, 2009

Top 10 Media Preservation Related Standards Established in the Aughts

Archivists have to know a lot. Probably a lot more small details than any one person can keep in ...
December 16, 2009

Acceptable Shrinkage

Amidst several news items/rumors this morning that Google was implementing their own URL shrinker I ...
December 15, 2009

Things That Shouldn't Be Archived #1

How can I say "Happy Holidays" with this song around? Orrin Hatch, what have you wrought?
December 11, 2009

Starting from Scratched

A few months ago a friend told me she had heard that you could fix a scratched DVD with toothpaste. ...
December 9, 2009

Top 10 Media Preservation Related Texts Published in the Aughts

The texts below contain words enough, so I'll try not to add more to your burden. Criteria called ...
December 8, 2009

5 Tips for Effective Advocacy

From The 5 Tips Series, YADA! Presents
December 7, 2009


The New York Times gave it short shrift by placing this as an Arts, Briefly article, but I think ...
December 4, 2009

Top 10 Library of Congress Subject Headings Added in the Aughts

Though The Library of Congress Subject Headings and similar stricter taxonomies have gotten a bad ...
December 3, 2009

Top 10 Documentaries Using Archival Footage in the Aughts

Documentary is one of the most theoretically strict or austere of genres. I decided to lean more ...
December 1, 2009