Reaching your audience digitally: Second webinar series

Following the success of webinars we ran toward the end of April under the theme of “Reaching your Audience Digitally”, we have decided to extend the series and will be running the following webinars: Preparing your material for upload to your digital archive – arrangement, standards and toolsDavid Larsen and Bandile Sizani Tuesday, May 26, 10 … Continued

The Digitise Africa Trust

Some years ago, Africa Media Online was involved in establishing the independent not-for-profit Digitise Africa Trust. By January 2020, however, the Trust was fully operational with its own independent Board of Trustees and its own bank account. The Vision of the Digitise Africa Trust is to enable the digital preservation of and access to primary … Continued

Announcing Preservatio

Africa Media Online has spent 20 years developing what we are now calling, Preservatio, our vertically integrated digital preservation and access ecosystem. Below is a 10-minute introductory video to Preservatio giving you an overview of the system. </p> By way of background, you may want to watch the 5-minute video below first, since it explains … Continued

Africa Media Online in Three-and-a-Half Minutes

Africa Media Online has recently been actively looking for investors to enable us to further develop our systems and also grow our reach across Africa and into other parts of the World in line with our vision of Africans telling Africa‚Äôs story. So we have needed to describe what we do in a nutshell. So … Continued

Africa Media Online in Three-and-a-Half Minutes

Africa Media Online has recently been actively looking for investors to enable us to further develop our systems and also grow our reach across Africa and into other parts of the World in line with our vision of Africans telling Africa’s story. So we have needed to describe what we do in a nutshell. So … Continued

Announcing Preservatio

On March 1, Africa Media Online will be 20 years old. It has taken that full 20 years to develop what we are now calling, Preservatio, our vertically integrated digital preservation and access ecosystem. Below is an introductory video to Preservatio giving you an overview of the system. Before that, however, you may want to … Continued

Launching MEMAT 4

It has been several years in the making, but MEMAT 4 has finally been launched. Soft-launched to MEMAT 3 clients a year ago, there has been a significant amount of work to debug and to add a growing list of features. MEMAT 4 is the latest iteration of Africa Media Online’s archival digital repository system. … Continued

First IIIF Workshop in Africa, Heritage Digital Campus 2019 and Local Training

The first International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) event in Africa will be held on Thursday, September 26 and Friday, September 27, at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Pietermaritzburg Campus. IIIF is the new international standard for placing archival, museum and special collections online. Below is a short video from the recent IIIF international conference in at … Continued