Dealing with Digital Assets

In this webinar, Lynda Schmitz Fuhrig provides a high-level overview about digital assets from word-processing to images to audio and video and the various components that need to be considered including media type and formats, storage, metadata, preservation, and accessibility. Discussion included file format detection, file transfer, and obsolescence issues to be aware of when dealing with digital files. Lynda Schmitz Fuhrig is the electronic records archivist at the Smithsonian Institution Archives who works with born-digital records from across the institution.

Recorded: Thursday, November 20, at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern)

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes
Schmitz Fuhrig, Lynda

Featured speaker: Lynda Schmitz Fuhrig is responsible for the preservation and access of a variety of institutional born-digital records, which include text, images, audio, video, websites and social media accounts, email accounts, and databases.


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