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14 May 2018

Unlocking the Airwaves

By |2018-05-18T11:34:46+00:00May 14, 2018|

Unlocking the Airwaves: Revitalizing an Early Public and Educational Radio Collection is a multi-institutional collaboration between MITH, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Wisconsin Historical Society, and the University Libraries at the University of Maryland, with collaborative support from the American Archive of Public Broadcasting at WGBH/Library of Congress, and the Radio Preservation Task Force. The goal of the project is to create a comprehensive online collection of early educational public radio content from the National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB).

20 Nov 2017

Using the Digital to Engage Archival Radio Collections: A Panel and Workshop

By |2018-03-01T14:58:29+00:00Nov 20, 2017|

This panel and workshop, planned in conjunction with the 2017 Radio Preservation Task Force Conference, focused on innovative workflows for crowdsourcing linked data to build a web of data that can bridge collective heritage. Panelists discussed their work and research in crowdsourcing or linked open data for radio collections, followed by a Wikidata workshop demonstrating how it can be used to connect archival radio collections to a broader web-based community of knowledge.

3 Oct 2017

Sarah Florini Digital Dialogue

By |2017-10-10T16:45:53+00:00Oct 3, 2017|Uncategorized|

Though publics are often conceived of as bounded by platform, users frequently deploy platforms in conjunction to create trans-platform digitally networked publics. The multi-media [...]

29 Aug 2017

Kevin Hamilton Digital Dialogue

By |2017-09-26T18:45:15+00:00Aug 29, 2017|Uncategorized|

This presentation will explore the unique ethical, creative, and epistemological potentials of explicitly placing art or design in a subservient role to other disciplinary [...]

4 Apr 2017

Josh Shepperd Digital Dialogue

By |2018-03-28T16:23:56+00:00Apr 4, 2017|Uncategorized|

At a moment when public media is facing the threat of elimination from lawmakers, this presentation examines the organizational contributions made by noncommercial media [...]