Archives for : June 2009

A Race Against Time: Preserving Our Audiovisual Media
Presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
July 29 & 30, 2009
Hosted and cosponsored by: Western History/ Genealogy Department, Denver Public Library, Denver, CO

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Oregon Public Broadcasting Selects Stations to Participate in the American Archive Pilot Program

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Care and Handling of CDs and DVDs

How to maximize the lifetime and usefulness of optical discs, specifically CD and DVD media?  How to  minimize chances of information loss caused by environmental influences or physical handling? How to prevent premature degradation, information loss, CD and DVD structure, disc life expectancy, and conditions that affect optical discs?

We came across this document many years ago and found it profoundly interesting! We would like to share it with you..
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Vented film can research

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“Film cans are generally manufactured from a stable plastic or metal, usually steel or aluminium. The can lid is often a tight fit but does not seal the can completely allowing a small degree of equilibrium between the external environment and the internal microclimate. Film cans have a buffering effect on the rate of change of the internal microclimate in relation to the storage conditions. Temperature is buffered less than relative humidity.”

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Kodak Gold Preservation System CD-R / DVD-R

 To assure the safety and the integrity of your digital heritage,
the Kodak Gold disk and the STIL Case.

A truly predestined match!

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Qui nous sommes!

Cette section sera un peu au sujet de qui est STIL, d’où nous sommes venus, où nous allons… et nous vous ferons découvrir notre belle ville de Québec. Vous avez déjà eu la chance de nous rendre visite, peut-être pas, vous verrez au fils des saisons, les activités offertes, photos incluses ! Avez-vous vu un banc de neige de 20 pieds ? Avez-vous déjà vu le Château Frontenac illuminé la nuit ? Etc….
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22e FIMAC - Le Creusot

Le prochain évènement que STIL participera sera le 22e FIMAC (Festival International des Médias Audiovisuels Corporate) qui aura lieu du 15 au 19 juin 2009 à Le Creusot dans la région de Bourgogne.

Monsieur Lapointe sera présent lors de La Table Ronde le jeudi 18 juin de 10:00 à 11:30.

Le thème :
De la captation à l’archivage : les technologies actuelles et leur workflow

http://www.festival-du-creusot.com/