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The new definition of the professional profile of information managers in the digital era cannot be uniformly considered, but will be determined by particular variations in each sector. The specific field of audiovisual production, defined by the ever increasing consumption of image-based [...]

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Digitization and the rapid development of Internet capabilities are encouraging audiovisual archives to add parts of their collections to the web, both for commercial and for nonprofit or education purposes. This article describes the different services offered by online archives, [...]

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All trends seem to indicate that, to survive in a virtual environment, mass media need to incorporate some operational principles specific to the social media. This paper focusses on how the traditional Media are implementing 2.0 tools, incorporating to their know-how a new way of [...]

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The need to preserve audiovisual archives and the possibilities for their dissemination resulting from digitisation have generated a growing interest in the development of platforms to provide access to their content. One of these platforms is VideoActive, a pan-European collaborative [...]

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The audiovisual holdings of archives, libraries and museums are in danger due to the degradation of analogical content recorded on tapes. The article lists the possible damages suffered by videotapes as well as the problems posed by the technical obsolescence of equipment needed to [...]

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The distribution of large audiovisual archives through electronic networks has problems like the lack of scalability and an excessive cost. To deal with these obstacles, some institutions and broadcasters are applying peer-to-peer architectures in order to optimize the transmission [...]

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Although many analogic audiovisual archives are still awaiting a digitization project that guarantees their preservation and public access, a massive generation of audiovisual content is taking place, once the source has completed the transition to digital production and distribution. [...]

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The reuse of archive footage is usual in television productions to complete or contextualize a story, to develop a biography or to cover anniversaries. Other times it is used when there are no current images related to the story or just to fill the schedule grid. However, not all [...]