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Voices from the Field: PBPF Elizabeth Meads’ Experience at the University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio

Being a Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow has been one of the greatest experiences of my life. I will be forever grateful for the experience I gained in part by GBH and the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB). Doing audiovisual … Continue reading

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Digitizing WPLN (Nashville Public Radio): An On-The-Ground Report from EBSCO Fellow Ryan Inman

As a University of Alabama graduate student with the School of Library and Information Studies (UA SLIS), and a Nashville-based EBSCO scholar paired with WPLN (Nashville Public Radio), I digitized 61 “WPLN News Archive” Digital Audio Tapes (DATs), 32 “WPLN … Continue reading

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Digitizing Public Media at the Center for Public Television & Radio at University of Alabama: An On-the-Ground Report from PBPF Fellow Hannah Hurdle During a Pandemic

I am so grateful I was able to continue my fellowship with WGBH and The American Archive of Public Broadcasting last semester. Comparing the Spring 2020 semester to Fall 2019 while working on my digitization project with the Center for Public Television and Radio at … Continue reading

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Digitizing Virginia Public Media: An On-the-Ground Report from PBPF Fellow Nancy Paulette

Hello, everybody! Thanks for stopping by. I’m Nancy Paulette, a Master of Library and Information Studies student at the University of Alabama, and I’ll be your Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow for this post, where you’ll get to read all about my … Continue reading

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Digitizing Virginia Public Media: An On-the-Ground Report from PBPF Fellow Ben Steck

Hello to everyone lucky enough to find yourself on the AAPB website. There is quite a treasure of information here. My name is Ben Steck and I’m currently in my final semester at University of Alabama (UA) for an MLIS. I work … Continue reading

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Digitizing Gulf Coast Public Media at WSRE: An On-the-Ground Report from PBPF Fellow Melissa Anthony

Hey y’all, I’m Melissa Anthony, a graduate student with the University of Alabama’s School of Library and Information Studies (UA SLIS) and one of the first four UA SLIS students to participate in the Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship (PBPF). Over the course of … Continue reading

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Digitizing Public Media at the Center for Public Television & Radio at University of Alabama: An On-the-Ground Report from PBPF Fellow Hannah Hurdle

Working on my fellowship for the American Archive of Public Broadcasting and the University of Alabama’s School of Library and Information Studies has not only been an amazing learning opportunity, but it has also connected me with some great people from all over the … Continue reading

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PBPF Immersion Week at the University of Alabama

In the first week of August 2019, AAPB staff and PBPF expert video consultant Jackie Jay traveled to Tuscaloosa, Alabama for an Immersion Week boot-camp to provide training in the fundamentals of video preservation for the first cohort of University … Continue reading

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The University of Alabama Embarks on Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowships in Collaboration with the American Archive of Public Broadcasting

Four Graduate Students from the School of Library and Information Studies to Work with Public Media Organizations Across the Country The University of Alabama and the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) announced four Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowships that will … Continue reading

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PBPF Program Equipment Plans

Here are the Program Equipment Plans from the Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship (PBPF)! One of the goals of the Fellowship was to increase audiovisual preservation education in Library and Information Science (LIS) Programs. To accomplish this goal, funds were used … Continue reading

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