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Title: Digital Library Presentation: Moving Images Archive


1
Moving Image Archive
  • Alexander P. Merrill

2
Internet Archive
  • Est. 1996 in San Francisco, CA
  • 501(c)(3) non-profit
  • Brewester Kahle, founder and director
  • Computer engineer, entrepreneur
  • Founder of Open Content Alliance
  • Co-creator of Kahle/Austin Foundation

3
Internet Archive
  • Began with archived internet sites
  • Alexa webcrawler
  • Wayback Machine
  • Now archives texts, audio, moving images,
    software, and web pages
  • Works with L.O.C. Smithsonian

4
Internet Archive Goals
  • Build Internet Library
  • Universal access to all knowledge

5
Internet Archive Goals
  • Mission Statement
  • Most societies place importance on preserving
    artifacts of their culture and heritage. Without
    such artifacts, civilization has no memory and no
    mechanism to learn from its successes and
    failures. Our culture now produces more and more
    artifacts in digital form. The Archive's mission
    is to help preserve those artifacts and create an
    Internet library for researchers, historians, and
    scholars.

6
Moving Image Archive Goals
  • Provide easy access to archival films
  • Encourage widespread use of moving images in new
    contexts to people who might not have used them
    before.

7
Audience
  • Researchers
  • Historians
  • Scholars
  • People with disabilities
  • General public

8
Copyright
  • Uploaded movies should be either public domain,
    out of copyright, or be (copyright) owned by the
    uploader

9
Technologies
  • Data centers
  • Petabytes of information
  • Preserved in numerous locations
  • California
  • Alexandria, Egypt

10
Technologies
  • Video Upload Guidelines
  • Highest quality format preferred
  • Smaller file sizes and formats automatically
    created by archive
  • MPEG2 is easiest for IA to handle
  • Questionable file formats may be removed by
    moderators

11
Technology
  • Compressed, streaming video
  • Most videos downloadable

12
Contents
  • Categorized into
  • Collections
  • Sub-collections
  • (see below right)

13
Contents
  • Sub-Collections contain numerous user-specific
    sub-sub-collections
  • (see right)
  • Created by Archive administrators
  • Criteria
  • 50 items created
  • Emailed request to info_at_archive.org

14
Sub-Sub-Collection Example
15
Contents
  • Uploaded by users and organizations
  • Ex Newsreels, classic cartoons and
    advertisements, home videos, public domain films

16
Specific Video Page Example
17
Description Metadata
  • Basic description on video page
  • Downloadable metadata files

18
Retrieval Performance
  • Extensive search capability
  • Custom fields with operators
  • Search JSON, XML (etc.) fields

19
Retrieval Performance
  • Extensive search capability
  • Custom fields with operators
  • Search JSON, XML (etc.) fields

20
Strengths
  • Large
  • Searchable
  • User-generated
  • Well-organized relative to size

21
Weaknesses
  • No did you mean? Google-style search
  • Lack of video description standards
  • Copyright issues
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