New Guides on the Website

Today we published three new guides that will help staff at participating stations navigate the Archival Management System (AMS), view records in the AMS, and edit descriptions for digitized media. The guides include:

  • Using the AMS for the first time: this guide provides an overview of the functionality of the AMS and helps users navigate it to find the records they are looking for
  • Viewing records in the AMS: this guide describes the differences between the asset metadata and instantiation (copy) metadata and how to locate each type of information within a record
  • Editing records in the AMS: here you can find instructions for editing records, as well as suggestions and examples on how to enhance the descriptions of your stations’ digitized media

You can also find links to all of the guides here: http://americanarchive.org/guides/.

This post was written by Casey Davis, American Archive Project Manager at WGBH.

About American Archive of Public Broadcasting

An unprecedented and historic collection of American public radio and television content – dating back through the 1950s – will be preserved and made available to the public through a collaboration between the Library of Congress and WGBH Boston as the American Archive of Public Broadcasting.
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One Response to New Guides on the Website

  1. lentigogirl says:

    Thanks – great resources!

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