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When: Thursday, September 26, 2019

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET (11:00 a.m. – noon PT)

Where: Zoom

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No registration required. The webinar will be recorded and available for viewing at a later date on the ArchivesSpace YouTube channel.

Webinar description:

Jason Corum will explore the new PBSpace plugin, available via github: PBCore is a data model for the description of audiovisual content.  The PBSpace plugin adds new properties and object relationships in the application so that PBCore structure, elements, and attributes can be better represented in ArchivesSpace. Jason will discuss a little about what PBCore is and who uses it, the process of developing the plugin, and demonstrate the plugin itself and how it can be used to extend description of audiovisual content in ArchivesSpace.

The WGBH Media Library and Archives developed PBSpace, which has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. Development of the PBSpace plugin was part of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) Conference’s Hack Day in 2018. : Exploring the human endeavor.  The PBSpace plugin was part of the Association of Moving Image Archivists Conference’s Hack Day in 2018.

Jason Corum is a coder and artist based in Los Angeles, CA. After a 10-year career in online communications with organizations like the Biotechnology Industry Organization, the Brookings Institution, and World Food Program USA, Jason decided to build cool online tools rather than manage them. Through self-education and a backend web development course, Jason transitioned to a career in web development and is now a developer with the WGBH Media Library and Archives ( At WGBH, Jason works on the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (, OpenVault from WGBH (, Fix It + (, as well as a Samvera-based archival management system.

Who should attend:
Everyone interested in seeing a demonstration of newly available plugin for ArchivesSpace, in learning more about the PBCore metadata standard or with audiovisual content in their collections.

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