Archives at Risk archivesatrisk.org By Sue Malden, Executive Coordinator, Archives at Risk project
Practical results of the project so far Worldwide promotion Gathering archive material and displaying it Building the website Developing cooperation models
Worldwide Promotion Presentations to: Arab States Broadcasting Union general Assembly Asia-Pacific & Europe Media Dialogue, 2007 World Electronic Forum World Broadcasting Union
Gathering archive material
Why ? • To illustrate the richness and the diversity of the world broadcast heritage • To make it « visible » • By displaying samples on the archives@risk website
From whom ? • Broadcast & National archives, members of FIAT/IFTA and Broadcasting Unions • UNESCO & UN audiovisual archives
How to take part ?
Go to www.archivesatrisk.org Click on « Content supply requirements » Download the « tool box » Describe who you are / partner form Select 5 to 10 clips from your archive Provide the metadata / cataloguing form Copy the clips onto a Digibeta cassette or a DVD Print the permission letter, sign it Send it to ÖRF, Vienna
Building the website
The project & objectives How to take part Treasury of content Papers & Guidelines Links to FIAT & other professional management sites & papers
Bilateral cooperation : archives can help each other • Some examples : Italy/RAI and Mozambique/TVM France/INA and Afghanistan/RTA Sweden/SVT and Bostwana Beeld en Geluid and Thailand
What kind of support can be provided ? Assessing the situation of the archive Designing the migration project Transfering know how, Training Providing preservation/digitisation services Donating technical and IT equipment Applying for financial support Marketing the archive Archive Buddy
Multilateral cooperation • FIAT/IFTA and Ina : donation of second hand equipment (36 machines - Umatic - donated to 12 archives in East Europe, Africa, Asia) • OIF : implementation of a digitisation system « AIME » in 10 African archives • FIAT/IFTA and Sony : donation of blank DVDs to 10 African archives • Offer of tapes from TV2, Denmark & UTV, Northern Ireland
FIAT/IFTA has succeeded : • in making the endangered archives a visible issue • in promoting cooperation among archives • in establishing a set of guidelines and best practices
What must we do next?
Improve the navigation Add more information Find sources of funding Facilitate support for archives
What we need from you
Any documents of best practice that you are willing to share with other archives thru this website Examples of cooperation Information about projects Information about potential sponsors
Let us know what you want!
Thank you !
Sue Malden FIAT/IFTA Sue.firstname.lastname@example.org