IIPC 2017 – Day Three

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On day three of IIPC 2017 (day 1, day 2), we heard more about what I see as the two main themes of the conference: archives users and metadata for provenance. On the user front, I’ll point out Sumitra Duncan’s talk on NYARC Discovery; like WALK, presented yesterday, this project aggregates search across multiple archives,… Read more »

IIPC 2017 – Day Two

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Most of us attended the technical track on day two of IIPC 2017. (See also Matt’s post about the first day.) Andrew Jackson of the British Library expanded on his talk the previous day about workflows for ingesting and processing web archives. Nick Ruest and Ian MIlligan described WALK, or Web Archiving for Longitudinal Knowledge,… Read more »

LIL Talks: The 180-Degree Rule in Film

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This week, Jack Cushman illustrated how hard it is to make a film, or rather, how easy it is to make a bad film. With the assistance of LIL staff and interns, he directed a tiny film of four lines in about four minutes, then used it as a counter-example. Any mistake can break the… Read more »