The National Federation of Community Broadcasters Records: An AV-MPLP Convergence
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This poster describes the strategies and methods employed to improve access to the audiovisual-rich Records of the National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFCB). It details the challenges to access resulting from previous collecting and processing decisions, and describes an approach in terms of an MPLP workflow. Supported by a CLIR Recordings at Risk grant, a reformatting project provides the chance to improve intellectual control and description as we capture metadata throughout the digitization process. Reconstructing decades-old accessions provides a means of reusing and enhancing pre-existing description without creating item-level inventories. Finally, our concurrent migration to ArchivesSpace presents opportunities to efficiently describe backlogged audiovisual materials alongside processed paper records of shared provenance.