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Kira Sobers

Digital Media Coordinator, Smithsonian Institution
Kira Sobers is the Digital Media Coordinator for the Smithsonian Institution Archives. She oversees the digitization workflow of photographs, documents, audio, and video materials from initial cataloging to online access. She recently served as the technical point of contact on two pan-Institutional projects to survey audiovisual collections and conduct a preservation readiness assessment of the almost 300,000 assets surveyed.

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Libraries have long collected audio and video content in varying formats housing those materials in special archives and collections. However, unlike the static documents that have been digitized for purposes of enabling Web access by users, some collections of audio and video content may not have received the appropriate attention and resources that ensure long-term preservation. This session will look at a variety of such collections and associated archiving initiatives focused on what is an increasingly at-risk set of materials.

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