Content & archive

In this webinar, metadata librarian Erin Antognoli discusses controlled vocabularies and how they fit into the use of metadata. If you haven’t yet listened to our previous discussions on metadata, “Metadata and the data lifecycle,” and “Choosing metadata standards,” you…

We published many articles to the LAC Group blog in 2018, and we reviewed our site analytics to see which topics got the most interest across our various managed service areas. Some of them were no surprise—one of our key…

LAC Group’s content and archive services division (formerly known as PRO-TEK Vaults) recently attended the 2018 annual conference of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA), held from November 28th through December 1st in Portland, Oregon.  The AMIA Conference is…

Many organizations including historical societies, museums and businesses are in possession of valuable, irreplaceable newsreel footage, training films, documentaries and other photographic archives often dating back a century or more. Aging film is highly fragile and if it's nitrate-based, it…

Without adequate disaster planning and preparation, all the effort, vision and goals of an archive can be destroyed. Fortunately, a wealth of disaster preplanning and response information, much of online, is available to guide archivists, librarians, content and records’ managers,…

LAC Group’s Content & Archive Services division is excited to be attending the 2018 annual conference of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA), being held from November 27th through December 1st in Portland, Oregon. While known by many in…

Stock photography encompasses ready-to-use imagery such as photos, illustrations, graphics, icons, etc. that can be licensed to use for any number of purposes. Common creative business use includes marketing and advertising, blogs and newsletters, business presentations, training and web design.…

In the first installment of our series, “Metadata for Mere Mortals,” librarian Erin Antognoli provided an overview of basic metadata principles, such as the types of metadata and the information they convey. She also covered where metadata creation falls in…

The proliferation of digital content in business settings has turned many people into unlikely data managers, looking for the best way to organize assets such as images, graphics, videos and documents. Without the assistance of a librarian or professional digital…

When most people are asked about libraries run by the US government, the Library of Congress most readily comes to mind. In fact, the Library of Congress is only one of many national libraries. In addition to Cabinet- and agency-level…