Guided Tours | Dear Future: What Digital Preservation Means for You

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National Archives Singapore

1 Canning Rise

Singapore, 179868

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Get insights from the National Library, Singapore, National Archives of Singapore and Asian Film Archive on digital preservation.

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About the Tour

Sat, 30 Oct 2021

Tour session 1: 10 am – 10.30 am

Tour session 2: 11 am – 11.30 am

Sound and Moving Image Lab, National Archives of Singapore

Please select ONE tour session only.

Located at the National Archives of Singapore (NAS), the Sound and Moving Image Lab (SMIL) conserves, digitises and preserves audio-visual recordings from public agencies and the local broadcaster. The Lab also repairs, cleans and digitises older media such as audio and film reels, and analogue video tapes that are in NAS’ holdings. Join the guided tours and get a view of the different equipment used for the preservation of analogue media.

About the Guide

Eric Ow is a Specialist (AV Preservation) at the National Archives of Singapore. He has over 20 years of audio-visual broadcast experience. He presently provides support in managing the preservation of at-risk analogue formats and born-digital collections provided by the Audio-Visual Archives and Oral History Centre.

About the Seminar:

Dear Future: What Digital Preservation Means for You

In this inaugural public seminar, our speakers will share insights on how digital preservation is carried out to preserve our memories for posterity. Join the zoom webinar sessions on 26 and 27 Oct, as well as a physical guided tour on 30 Oct to find out more.

This seminar is organised by the National Library, Singapore, National Archives of Singapore and Asian Film Archive in conjunction with the World Digital Preservation Day on 4 November 2021.

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  • This programme is conducted entirely online. You may access Zoom via the app or using a web browser.
  • Please ensure that you enter a valid email address as you will receive an email with the link to the online programme/event near the day of the programme/event.
  • The link of the programme should not be shared with others
  •  Do ensure you have a strong internet connection. Using your mobile data is not recommended.
  • The National Library Board, Singapore (NLB) reserves the right in its absolute discretion to disqualify or refuse admission to any registrant without any reason and notice.
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National Archives Singapore

1 Canning Rise

Singapore, 179868

Singapore

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The National Library Board (NLB) manages a network of 27 public libraries, the National Library and the National Archives of Singapore. NLB promotes reading, learning and information literacy by providing a trusted, accessible and globally-connected library and information service through the National Library and a comprehensive network of Public Libraries.

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