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Karen Cariani talks with the Library of Congress’s Mike Ashenfelder about her work at WGBH in Boston and as co-chair of the Library of Congress National Stewardship Digital Alliance Infrastructure Working Group. Cariani also talks about the unique digital preservation challenges facing television content.
Karen Cariani has worked at WGBH in Boston since 1984 where she produces, manages and archives television shows. She also provides research services, rights clearances and licensing services for the Media Library and Archives. She also worked with digital libraries and online multimedia educational resources and she helped develop and implement the WGBH digital archives management system. Her current projects include managing the American Archive Inventory project for CPB and project director of PBCore development and Boston Local TV News Digital Library project. She served two terms on the Board of Directors of Association of Moving Image Archivists, co-chaired the AMIA Local Television Task Force and is currently co-chair of the Library of Congress National Stewardship Digital Alliance infrastructure working group, the AMIA Copyright Committee and AMIA Open Source Committee.
About Digital Preservation
The mission of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program is to develop a national strategy to collect, preserve and make available significant digital content for current and future generations. Collaboration and shared ideas are essential to the success of all digital preservation institutions. These podcasts are conversations with digital preservation leaders.