• The Digital Curation of Broadcasting Archives at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation: Curation Culture and Evaluative Practice

    Author(s):
    Asen Ivanov (see profile)
    Date:
    2020
    Group(s):
    DH2020
    Subject(s):
    Data curation, Ethnology
    Item Type:
    Abstract
    Tag(s):
    Evaluation, broadcasting archives, information practice, Digital curation, Ethnography
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/y280-k305
    Abstract:
    This paper abstract presents the findings of a doctoral project examining the digital curation practices at the news archive of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), the largest news media archive in Canada, with over 500,000 hours of digital archival holdings dating back to 1950s. The paper analyzes how archivists at the CBC evaluate, transform, enrich, and reuse archival news materials in the context of their daily practice, and describes the institutional, organizational, and technological elements constitutive of this context of practice.
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