BLC's American Archive of Public Broadcasting Webinar Series - Part I

Friday, March 2, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am

The BLC is pleased to announce the first webinar of our two-part webinar series on the the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB). The AAPB is a collaboration between the Library of Congress and the WGBH Educational Foundation to preserve at-risk public media and provide a central web portal for access to unique programming. The entire collection is available on location at the Library of Congress and WGBH, and almost 30,000 programs are available online at

This two part webinar series will provide an overview on the AAPB as well as review ways in which it can be effectively used a a resource for teaching and research.

Part I - Friday, March 2, 10:00-11:00AM 
This webinar covers AAPB's background, governance and infrastructure. Casey Kaufman and Ryn Marchese of WGBH will discuss the scope, content and provenance of the AAPB collection; methods of searching, navigating, and accessing content in theAAPB; examples of the types of materials available in the AAPB collection, and the scholarly and research value of audiovisual collections and specifically public media archives.





Please join us for one or both webinars, presented using GoTo Webinar. Please contact Susan Stearns or Jessica Hardin if you have any questions. We recommend using a headset for the audio if possible. Or, feel free to join with other colleagues at your institution and participate as a group.  We will be recording the presentation and archiving it on the BLC website in the "Member Events" section should you be unable to attend in person.