Latest Past Events

AMIA – Intro to Digital Preservation & Formats

When a reel of film or videotape breaks, we can examine the reel, diagnose the problem, and repair it. What about when digital files degrade? This webinar will provide an introduction to digital files—their structure, specifications, history, identification, and uses—and will explore potential fixes to “broken” files. Attendees will learn …

AMIA 2020 Online

AMIA will celebrate its 30th anniversary conference online! Thank you all who responded to our survey last month. Overwhelmingly, while everyone’s first choice would be to meet in person in El Paso, concerns about the circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic make a virtual event the safest approach this year. …

Indigenous Interventions: Reshaping Archives and Museums

Indigenous Interventions:  Reshaping Archives and Museums A symposium hosted by the Field Museum, Northwestern University, and the Newberry Friday, November 13, 2020 9:30 am to 3:15 pm  This program will be held virtually on Zoom   Schedule: 9:30 am: Introduction: Heather Miller (Wyandotte Nation from Oklahoma), Executive Director, American Indian Center of Chicago …