A new video from WITNESS explains the basics — how video metadata is created, why it’s valuable, and what risks and benefits activists might need to balance.
We’re launching a new video in our series for activists on video archiving and preservation, which covers digital video basics including file formats, encoding, and more.
Advocacy campaigns can take time to achieve results, so it’s important that your videos remain available after they are filmed. A new video series from WITNESS shares tips with activists about video archiving and preservation.
Basic tips that activists can take towards properly preserving the authenticity and context of human rights videos, strengthening the likelihood that the videos could someday be used as evidence in the fight for justice and accountability.
Earlier this month, we hosted a lively online Q&A on all aspects of human rights video archiving and preservation. Activists and archivists from around the world participated, sharing their practical ideas and knowledge on how to safeguard video collections.
This list of free or low-cost tools and resources for video activists is curated from participants who joined our Live Video Archive #AskMeAnything event on our Facebook page.
The Activists’ Guide to Archiving Video wins the Preservation Publication Award from the Society of American Archivists.
Keeping a website online and continuously accessible to the public, whether its a human rights archive or a piece of art, is not merely a question of keeping the power switch on. Our senior archivist discusses some ways to prepare for the inevitable challenge of tech obsolescence.
Activists Guide to Archiving Video now available in Spanish!
Our Activists’ Guide to Archiving Video is now available in Arabic
Our new how-to guide for managing, storing, sharing and preserving digital video.
‘Personal digital archiving’ is a movement that helps individuals take control of their digital files. A WITNESS Archivist shares her insights from a national conference, outlining gaps and solutions for human rights defenders.
“Centuries of Invaluable Manuscripts Lost to Extremists” could have been the headline. But it wasn’t, because Timbuktu archivists made plans to preserve them. Keeping digital archives can be easier, but no less critical. Here’s what you can do.
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