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The RFP to participate in the Content Inventory Project closed January 31st and we are still reeling! We received over 160 total proposals from radio and tv stations, production companies and archives across the country that hold archival public media materials. more >
First, the AACIP team at WGBH reviews the proposal and makes sure that it fits within the scope of the project at a reasonable cost. We try to do this within two weeks of receiving your proposal. If any clarifications … more >
Some organizations have started doing batch uploads of their existing electronic records. After WGBH processes them (which should take less than two weeks), these records will appear in the organization’s “Inventory” section of the website. Once ingested, you can continue … more >
Three and a half months into the project, we have heard from hundreds of public media organizations and archives! As of today, 126 organizations from 41 different states — in addition to Puerto Rico, Guam, and the District of Columbia … more >
CPB is currently investigating the many possible uses of the American Archive and the material made available through it. more >
The CIP is collecting records of your assets or metadata. more >
What rights does my organization grant to CPB and/or WGBH by participating in the CIP and by adding our records to the CIP database?
By participating in the CIP, you will grant CPB/WGBH access to your records for the purpose of planning the future of the American Archive initiative and possibly to grant future preservation and digitization funds. more >
What does the inventory process involve? At what level do I inventory my assets? How granular should I get?
For organizations that have no existing inventory, we recommend doing an item level inventory or one record per asset (tape or file). more >
If I participate in the CIP, how soon can I export my records out of WGBH’s online inventory system?
WGBH’s Inventory tools will allow you to export your records from the system no later than the end of the CIP or July 2011.