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#DECLASSIFIED: Processing and Preserving Video Games

April 6, 2019 @ 11:00 - 12:30 EDT

David Gibson, Motion Picture, Broadcast and Recorded Sound Division; Amanda May, Preservation Reformatting Division

Amanda May and David Gibson from the Library of Congress will discuss the steps that the Library takes to collect, catalog and preserve video game content, focusing on the employment of Resource Description and Access (RDA) to describe video games in the catalog and the use of specialized hardware and software to forensically recover data from fragile digital media.

Part of Augmented Realities: A Video Game Music Mini-Fest

Venue

Library Of Congress – Thomas Jefferson Building
10 First St SE - Whittall Pavilion, Ground Floor
Washington, DC 20540 United States

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