Media Digitization + Preservation


Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive
Bloomington, Indiana
2016 - 2017

Project managed and provided leadership in the planning, budgeting, grant writing, and execution of film digitization for the second phase of Indiana University's Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative (MDPI) in close coordination with Library Technologies, University IT, special collection holders, MDPI leadership and vendors.


CLIO Awards Collection
Edward and Naomi Feil Collection
National Educational Television (NET) Collection
IU Audio-Visual Center Collection

Hired and supervised nine part-time staff in achieving the goal of cataloging 20,000 audiovisual items for digitization. Positioned Moving Image Archive to lead selection, preparation and tracking of films held across campus for digitization. Developed, designed, and launched archive database using Agile software (JIRA) in close collaboration with Library technical team.

Established specifications for film digitization based on international standards and defined parameters with the private partner operation on digital preservation expectations and deliverables.


New area open for library archives, collections

Indiana Daily Student, Aug 24, 2016

Carla Arton joins the Moving Image Archive team

IU Libraries Moving Image Archive Blog, May 18, 2016