[H-verkko] Helsinki, "From digitization to access and research", The BAAC annual conference

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'From digitization to access and research', The BAAC annual
Helsinki 03.10.2012  - 05.10.2012 

Conference announcement Baltic Audiovisual Archival Council Annual
Conference 2012 

'From digitization to access and research' 

The BAAC annual conference will be held this year in Helsinki,
Finland, October 3 - 5, 2012.

 The conference will be hosted by the Finnish National Audiovisual
Archive (KAVA), Finnish Broadcasting Company (YLE), the Finnish Jazz
and Pop Archive (JAPA) and the Finnish Institute of Recorded Sound.
Baltic Audiovisual Archival Council (BAAC) is an independent
nonprofit organization with a goal to foster cooperation between
public and private archives, broadcasting and TV archives, libraries
and museums that hold collections of audiovisual materials. BAAC has
organised seminars and conferences since 2004. The main focus has
been in the Baltic States, but the organisation also has members in
the Nordic Countries and the Baltic Diaspora. The 2012 conference,
the first to be held outside the Baltic States, will have the
additional goals of informing Baltic archivists about Finnish
audiovisual archives and giving Finnish archivists a chance to become
acquainted with Baltic colleagues.

The theme of the conference is 'From digitization to access and

The following topics will be discussed at the conference:

-     Access and academic research
-     Copyright issues in audiovisual archiving
-     Engagement of the users: crowd sourcing and other
-     Digitization projects and preservation
-     Re-use of archival materials 

In addition, there will be presentations and visits to Finnish
audiovisual archives. Many Finnish archives have ambitious
digitization programs, and KAVA already provides researchers online
access to all national radio and television programs aired since

The conference will be held on the premises of KAVA in Helsinki. The
conference language will be English.

Program committee Pekka Gronow Zane Grosa Juozas Markauskas Maarja
Savan Conference organizers Mervi Herranen (KAVA) Pekka Gronow
(Finnish Institute of Recorded Sound) Janne Mäkelä (JAPA) 

Baltic Audiovisual Archival Council  ( http://baacouncil.org/ )

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