Audio-Visual Materials

Terms of reference

The purpose of the Audio-Visual Materials Section is to promote activities in the fields of collection and preservation of audio-visual formats. With ongoing developments in digital technologies influencing both the creation and conservation of media content, it seeks to make information professionals aware of current projects and issues across the world, so that they can better assess their own work in relation to wider trends and improve their services.


2021 - 2024:
Chair: Zane Grosa (National Library of Latvia)
Vice-Chair: Kirstin Dougan Johnson (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
Secretary: Stefan Fong (McGill Library)

Past officers: 

2017 - 2021:
Jonathan Manton, USA (chair) - Houman Behzadi, Canada (vice-chair) - Eric Mortensen, USA (secretary)

2011 - 2017:
Andrew Justice, USA (chair) - Inger Johanne Christiansen, Norway (vice-chair) - Hanneke Kuiper, Netherlands (secretary)

2008 - 2011:
Inger Johanne Christiansen, Norway (chair) - Andrew Justice, USA (vice-chair) - Mary Wedgewood, USA (secretary)

2005 - 2008:
Elizabeth Giuliani, France (chair) - Inger Johanne Christiansen, Norway (vice-chair) - Mary Wedgewood, USA (secretary)

2002 - 2005:
Antony Gordon, UK (chair) - Gunnell Jönsson, Sweden (vice-chair) - Elisabeth Giuliani, France (secretary)

1999 - 2002:
Antony Gordon, UK (chair) - Elizabeth Giuliani, France (vice-chair) - Avo Kartul, Estonia (secretary)

Materials presented in the sessions

Year: 2018

Year: 2016

Year: 2012

Year: 2002


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