Topic: Preserving Our Print Heritage
Leong Hui Chuan and Sim Ju Wei shared an overview of the National Library Singapore’s digitisation and digital preservation efforts for print materials, behind-the-scenes work as well as selected resources on preserving our heritage digitally for future generations.
Leong Hui Chuan, Manager, Digital Heritage, National Library, Singapore
Sim Ju Wei, Senior Manager, Resource Management, Resource Discovery and Management, National Library Board
Topic: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
This introductory session on audio-visual preservation by Mavis Cheng provides a basic understanding of audio-visual media, considerations for preservation and access, and how the public can play a part in preserving our digital audio-visual heritage.
Mavis Cheng, Senior Archivist, Audio Visual Archives, National Archives of Singapore
Topic: Web Archiving: From Sites to Bytes
Have you ever bookmarked a favourite website, only to watch it disappear without a trace? Web archiving is a way to take a “snapshot” of a website or webpage and preserve it forever! Find out from Shereen Tay and Jacqueline Lee about how you can use Web Archive Singapore to browse and preserve your favourite Singapore websites.
Shereen Tay, Librarian, Statutory Functions & Research, National Library, Singapore
Jacqueline Lee, Associate Librarian, Statutory Functions & Research, National Library, Singapore
Hear from Archivist Chew Tee Pao as he shares the issues and challenges in preserving films and related materials in the digital format, as well as highlight the importance of managing and caring for your film data.
Chew Tee Pao, Archivist, Asian Film Archive
This seminar is organised by the National Library, Singapore, National Archives of Singapore and Asian Film Archive.