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#DECLASSIFIED: Processing and Preserving Video Games

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#DECLASSIFIED
Processing and Preserving Video Games
David Gibson, Motion Picture, Broadcast and Recorded Sound Division; Amanda May, Preservation Reformatting Division

Amanda May and David Gibson from the Library of Congress will discuss the steps that the Library takes to collect, catalog and preserve video game content, focusing on the employment of Resource Description and Access (RDA) to describe video games in the catalog and the use of specialized hardware and software to forensically recover data from fragile digital media.

Part of Augmented Realities: A Video Game Music Mini-Fest




About Augmented Realities: A Video Game Music Mini-Fest
From RetroBits to VR Hits

Video games are a multi-billion dollar industry, providing a platform for some of the world’s most creative artists to astound us with their interactive media. In a series of public events over the course of three days, a gathering of composers, designers, performers curators and educators will explore the music of this vital cultural phenomenon through film, lectures, discussions, performance and interactive displays.

Thursday, April 4, 2019
7 pm - Pickford Theater
Reformat the Planet (NR, 82 mins)
Directed by Paul Owens
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Friday, April 5, 2019
12 pm - Whittall Pavilion
“Copyrighting a Cartridge: An Inside Look at Copyright and Video Games”
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Friday, April 5, 2019
8 pm - Coolidge Auditorium
"Hi, Score! Introducing a Game to its Music"
6:30 pm - Whittall Pavilion, Preconcert Presentation
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Saturday, April 6, 2019
11 am - Whittall Pavilion
#Declassified: “Processing and Preserving Video Games”
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Saturday, April 6, 2019
2 pm - Whittall Pavilion
"The Interface Between Composition, Sound and Video Game Design”



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Please request ADA accommodations at least five business days in advance by contacting (202) 707-6362 or ada@loc.gov.



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Washington, DC 20540

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