January 17, 2009: BBA begins organizational steps to organize and catalog the newsfilm. Create Internship program with University of Buffalo’s Library Sciences to begin catalog process.
June 2, 2009: Hold seminar with department chairs of all local colleges to detail the Archive Project and invite participation.
June 17, 2009: Attend National Conference held in Buffalo where the BBA Archive Project is presented to the group by Dr. Michael Frisch from UB’s Rand Force Development
June 17, 2009: Attend National Conference held in Buffalo where the BBA Archive Project is presented to the group by Dr. Michael Frisch from UB’s Rand Force Development
August 9, 2009: Buffalo Broadcasters Association begin annual 5k run as a fundraiser for the Archive Project. Through 2013, the 5k run has raised nearly $45,000 for this project
June, 2010: BBA holds meeting with Scene Savers and Rand Force to discuss collaboration of digitizing, then indexing the newsfilm so it can be searched and linked to like material with the click of a mouse for easy access to historians, educators, students and the general public. It was agreed to complete a prototype project to determine costs and a timeline to complete digitization of the entire collection.
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