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Smith College is tackling cross-campus collaboration head on, and they’re rocking it.

28 September 2020


Kerri Willette, Senior Consultant at AVP, has been leading collaborative projects that support access, use, and preservation of unique materials and content in libraries, archives, and museums since 2001.

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Free AV Digitization Resources from AVP

15 September 2020

Preserving the physical objects in your media collection over the years has taken both time and money. But if your AV is just sitting on the shelves, they will become unusable due to decay and obsolescence. The only way to save your collection is to reformat through digitization. This is a passion of ours, so we’ve pulled together some of our resources around AV digitization to share!

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AVP @ Archives*Records SAA COSA 2020

27 July 2020

USE THIS ONE AVP Button Banner SAAAVP is excited to be joining in on this year’s Archives Records 2020 conference virtually. We know it’s no substitute for getting to see your beaming faces but we’ve figured out as many ways as we can to connect.

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Fixity Pro Release 2020

24 June 2020

AVP is excited to announce that we are releasing Fixity Pro in late 2020 with lots of new updates and features. The application will be released using a low-cost paid subscription model.

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Why paid? For sustainability so we can continue to fix bugs and make Fixity better. Stay tuned for sneak peaks and more specific information in the weeks ahead. If you want to sign up to receive Fixity announcements so you can be sure to get the latest and greatest info, fill out this form.

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Black Lives Matter: What We Believe and What We Will Do

4 June 2020

What we know and believe

The systemic and historic racism and injustice in our country, and the world, that results in persistent and pervasive inequity and ongoing oppression of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) is very real.

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Connecting and Engaging with Our Friends and Colleagues

30 March 2020

3e102b06-35b0-4673-80ae-c7e1652044daYou have seen a lot of messages from companies over the past few weeks (I know, it seems like years already) addressing how they are responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Yes, this is another one of those, but I want to speak about more than what we’re doing with our operations at AVP to keep our peeps mentally and physically healthy and make sure that we’re running at full capacity to serve you. I want to talk about things that we’re doing in support of you, others in the communities we serve, and beyond.

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Launching the Take Flight Campaign

29 March 2020

As part of our response to COVID-19, starting on Monday March 30th, we are offering free 90-day Aviary Starter Plan subscriptions to new subscribers. Aviary is a next-generation streaming platform that unifies your services and content, offering a single high quality user experience and providing unified management. Also, no need to migrate your media. In most cases, you can leave it right where it is (e.g., YouTube, Vimeo, private server) and stream it through Aviary. The 6 slide video below gives an overview (note: pause the video if you want to stop and read).

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If you’re wondering how Aviary might be useful to you right now, here are a few examples:

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Filter, Focus, Forward: Tip #3 – Avoiding the Impulsive Glut

29 March 2020

Filter, Focus, Forward is a new AVP blog series about filtering out distraction and negativity, focusing on positivity and priorities, and continuing to move forward with progress and momentum while working as part of a distributed team.


Here’s the scenario:You walk from the kitchen with a cup of hot coffee, sitting down at your newly setup workspace. The lighting is good, the background is good for videoconferencing, you have your new headset, and while the desk is a little small it will work just fine. You breathe a sigh of relief, feeling like you’re getting into the groove of this whole working-from-home/distributed-team thing. 

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Filter, Focus, Forward: A New AVP Blog Series

25 March 2020

3e102b06-35b0-4673-80ae-c7e1652044daFilter, Focus, Forward is the 2020 mantra I created for myself back in the beginning of the year. The longer version is Filter out distraction and negativity, focus on positivity and priorities, and continue to move forward with progress and momentum. Little did I know just how relevant (and tough!) this would prove to be in 2020.

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Filter, Focus, Forward: Tip #2 – Avoiding the Assumption Rut

23 March 2020

Filter, Focus, Forward is a new AVP blog series about filtering out distraction and negativity, focusing on positivity and priorities, and continuing to move forward with progress and momentum while working as part of a distributed team. 


Here’s the scenario: You are working at home alone and you need some help on a project from your colleague that you used to sit right next to before you started working as a distributed team. 

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