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- AMIA-L is an unmoderated, public list designed to facilitate
communication on all issues relevant to moving-image materials and archives
and related topics. For information on rules, regulations, and how to subscribe,
go to http://www.amianet.org/amial/amial.html.
- AV Media Matters
- is a moderated list on audiovisual media (audiotape,
videotape, data tape, hard drives, DVD, film, etc.). Topics include caring
for older media, answers to specific problems, and new developments in the
field. To subscribe to the list, send a message to AV-Media-Mattersfirstname.lastname@example.org.
An archive of past listings is available at http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/byform/mailing-lists/av/.
- Conservation OnLine
- runs a listserv for professionals involved with the conservation
of museum, archive, or library materials. The Conservation DistList covers
a full range of conservation issues and often contains postings relevant to
electronic media. To sign up, send the following message to email@example.com:
subscribe consdist YourFirstName YourLastName.
- Digital Preservation Coalition:
- The DIGITAL-PRESERVATION discussion
list carries information about activities relevant to the preservation and
management of digital materials, with a particular emphasis on the U.K. It
includes announcements of events and new publications. To subscribe to the
list or view its archive, see the web page at http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/digital-preservation.html.
- Electronic Media Group’s
- listserv IMAGELIB is geared toward people involved with libraries of
images. Much of the material involves digital imaging and related
topics. Points of discussion have included library policies on
graphic images, loss issues related to open-source compression,
and archival-quality CDs. To subscribe, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit http://aic.stanford.edu/sg/emg/resources.html.
An archive of listserv postings can also be found on the web site.
- IMAP Listserv
facilitates communication among participants, offering discussions
relevant to the field of independent media arts preservation. The IMAP listserv,
Sponsored by the Wexner Center for the Arts, welcomes your ideas, participation,
and contributions. Please contact IMAP at (212) 560-7259 or email@example.com
to be added to the listserv.
- Preserving Access to Digital Information (PADI),
site dedicated to the preservation of and future access to information in
digital form, hosts a listserv. Padiforum-l is a moderated discussion list
for the exchange of news and ideas about digital preservation. A list of international
participants (countries represented include Australia, the Netherlands, the
United States, Italy, and France) share information, including announcements
of publications and workshops, queries on preservation management, and calls
for conference papers. An archive of messages can be found at www.nla.gov.au/list-archives/padiforum-l/index.html.
To subscribe, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Leave the subject line
blank and type “subscribe padiforum-1 (your name)” in the
first line of the message.
- Video Art/e-monitor, www.videoart.suite.dk/e-monitor/,
the online newsletter of the Danish Video Art Data Bank, is dedicated
to promoting Danish video art outside of Denmark. It offers international
news about the video art world. Recent postings have included announcements
of funding opportunities in New York State, the opening of a new film, video,
art, and technology center in Liverpool, and the publication of a joint Canadian/American
conference report. Issues 9 through 13 deal specifically with video preservation.
Postings are available on the web site www.videoart.suite.dk/e-monitor
or via e-mail (contact email@example.com to subscribe).
- is a listserv hosted by the UC Berkeley Library. Discussions
cover a variety of issues relevant to video libraries, including preservation
and evolving video formats. Its focus is communication between professionals
working in the video library field (as well as video producers and distributors),
rather than the specifics of video hardware and technology. To subscribe,
send the one-line message "subscribe videolib your name” to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information or to access the listserv archive, visit http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/VideoLib/.