Staff Blogs

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Foundations for long-term digital preservation

If you haven't heard, KBOO has a nice collection of audio. It's comprised of about 4,000 historic KBOO programs dating from the late 1960s. During my residency I will develop and produce a digital preservation strategy for KBOO with feedback from staff based on a commitment... Read more

Giving Thanks: Shout out to my archives volunteers!

I haven’t reported out on how much awesome work my two archives volunteers have been doing. Sean and Sylvia, two Emporia University MLIS candidates, have been dedicating their time to the KBOO archives, between their school and work. They’ve been doing a lot! KBOO’s metada... Read more

Why is Noam Chomsky's name so frequent in our archives metadata?

  In the audio archives, we can only search for information what we know. --- Hello KBOO Community! I have been learning about the holdings in the KBOO analog audio archives for a couple months now and you may or may not know that we need knowledge contributions from ~YO... Read more

Tips for people with audio materials at home

If you only remember seven words, let them be Cool, Dry, and Vertical! Include all dates! Archival audiovisual materials deserve the specific best storage conditions that we can afford to give them. Archival repositories monitor specific temperature and humidity for each... Read more

Digital Stewardship at KBOO Community Radio

This post is republished from Two weeks have passed since the start of the 2016 American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) NDSR fellowship program, and I am so glad that I applied ... Read more

NDSA, data wrangling, and KBOO treasures

This post is republished from   My first month at KBOO was about learning about the environment: the people, institutional knowledge, working styles and interaction, informational resources,... Read more

KBOO Diversity Statement

KBOO Diversity Statement KBOO recognizes that individual, systemic, and institutional oppressions have deprived many groups and individuals of equal employment opportunity. Further, KBOO’s mission and charter ensure that we will focus on those who are most underserved in o... Read more

Station News for October 2014

September has been a busy month.  We have a lot going on at KBOO.  For one, our fiscal year ends September 30th and a new year starts October 1st so the staff are finishing up our goals and objectives and budget for the year, which the board of directors passed on Monday. ... Read more

It's the June 2 Special Announcement from KBOO Station Navigator

This past Sunday, KBOO's Station Navigator, Lynn Fitch pre-empted regular programming for 15 minutes to deliver an address to all listeners which contained an ambitious membership, outreach and awareness building campaign for this Summer.If you care about KBOO, please give ... Read more

Memorial Service for Talley

Celebration of John's life will take place later in the spring. Will keep you informed. Read more