Management Phase

You are here: Africa Media Online > Heritage >Digitisation > Management Phase. This is the phase that is often not planned for. It is also the phase that extends ever onward into the future. It is the phase in which the digital collection is preserved, migrated, accessed and used. Failure to plan for this phase … Continued

Jean-Pierre Kepseu: Mount Cameroon Race of Hope

Jean Pierre Kepseu is a freelance photojournalist based in Yaounde, Cameroon. He has worked with Africa Media Online for many years, building up a collection of stock photography from Central Africa.  Kepseu is our featured photographer this week is. When we asked him what images he would like us to highlight he sent though these … Continued

Transcription: Full Text Search

View this email in your browser. Transcription   Join us for a free webinar to learn how to fully utilize Quartex’s search features through transcription.  Discover how OCR (Optical Character Recognition), HTR (Handwritten Text Recognition) and AVT (Audio/Visual Transcription) can enhance the understanding and discoverability of your digital assets.  AM Quartex’s Ana Attrill-Klein will demonstrate how archives … Continued

ANC Archives Image Collections

  View this email in your browser.   ANC Archives   The digitisation of the ANC Archives by Africa Media Online began in 2012 at the University of Fort Hare and continued on and off until 2018.  Tens of thousands of images have been digitised and will be added to the collection over the coming … Continued

Metadata Clean-up Webinar

View this email in your browser.                Metadata Clean-up   To be truly discoverable, digital collections must have consistent and well considered metadata. In this webinar, Metadata Clean-up, Rebecca Lynd of AM Quartex will demonstrate a series of basic and advanced excel tips, tricks and formulae that can help … Continued

AMO Turns 24

View this email in your browser. AMO Turns 24 Africa Media Online was founded on March 1, 2000. What a journey it has been for the last 24 years – on the leading edge of non-destructive preservation-quality digitisation and digital preservation in Africa.    When we look back we think of the wonderful projects we … Continued

Digital Archiving Free Webinar Series

View this email in your browser. AM Quartex Webinar Series Join us for a series of 6 free webinars brought to you by AM Quartex and Africa Media Online.     Rebecca Lynd of AM Quartex will be covering:   Preparing for the Digital Shift: Friday 23 Feb 10am Metadata Clean-up Masterclass: Friday 26 Apr 10am … Continued

Representing Phase One Cultural Heritage in Africa

  View this email in your browser. Phase One Systems Africa Media Online is delighted to announce that we have been appointed the official representative for Phase One Cultural Heritage in South Africa.    The Danish manufacturer of medium format camera systems is the acknowledged leader in digital imaging in the cultural heritage space around … Continued

Using AI to match Names and Faces in your Digital Archive

  View this email in your browser. Face Tagging your Digital Archive The system we have been recommending for archives to use as their “work-in-progress” digital archive – Mediagraph – has recently added a huge time-saver – AI enabled Face Tagging.  Once trained on a few images, the system can recognise their face across all … Continued