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Dec 2012

Waves from the Golden Age

Ken Berryman examines the legacy of the Once Upon A Wireless Oral History Project.

Ken Berryman
Oral History
Radio
Oct 2012

Memory in the digital age

Rod Butler reports from UNESCO's 'The Memory of the World' conference in Vancouver on digital preservation projects from countries including Austria, Latvia, Singapore and the USA.

Rod Butler
Aug 2012

Practical archiving

NFSA's Head of Preservation and Technical Services, Rod Butler, reports from the International Council on Archives Congress in Brisbane.

Rod Butler

NFSA day at the ICA

NFSA CEO Michael Loebenstein reports from day three of the International Council on Archives Congress in Brisbane.

Michael Loebenstein
May 2012

Preserving glass slides: Part 3

NFSA conservator Shingo Ishikawa and digitisation specialist Darren Weinert talk about digital preservation and packaging of cinema slides.

Shingo Ishikawa
Film
Object

Preserving glass slides: Part 2

NFSA conservator Shingo Ishikawa and digitisation specialist Darren Weinert talk about the NFSA's glass slide preservation project.

Shingo Ishikawa
Film
Object

Preserving glass slides: Part 1

NFSA conservator Shingo Ishikawa and digitisation specialist Darren Weinert talk about cinema slides and their history, manufacture and preservation.

Shingo Ishikawa
Film
Object
Apr 2012

Asia Pacific connections

The NFSA is building a stronger relationship with its South East Asian counterparts through a new preservation award. Mick Newnham reports from the SEAPAVAA Conference in Ho Chi Min City.

Mick Newnham
Film
Mar 2012

Film collection hazards

Mould, vinegar odours and baby spiders; just another work day for film curators.

Sally Jackson
Film
Jan 2012

Preserve or re-create?

NFSA conservator Shingo Ishikawa explores some of the ethical dilemmas that his profession is grappling with to remain relevant. Finding ways to preserve the non-physical elements surrounding physical objects is one example of a key challenge facing conservators.

Shingo Ishikawa
Object