Linda Tadic, Audiovisual Archive Network

linda tadic x300Linda Tadic
Executive Director
Audiovisual Archive Network

Linda Tadic is Executive Director of Audiovisual Archive Network (www.archivenetwork.org), an independent non-profit digital preservation service for historical sound and moving image collections. She consults and lectures on digital asset management, audiovisual and digital preservation, and metadata, with clients as diverse as WNET/Thirteen, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, SBS (Australia), Dunhuang Academy (China), and the Missouri History Museum. She is an adjunct professor in UCLA’s Moving Image Archive Studies program (teaching courses in Access and Digital Asset Management), and previously was an adjunct professor in NYU’s Moving Image Archiving and Preservation program (courses in collection management and cataloging and metadata).  She is co-author of the book Descriptive Metadata for Television: an End-to-End Introduction (Focal Press, 2006).  Ms. Tadic’s almost 30 years’ experience includes holding the positions of Manager of the Digital Library at Home Box Office (HBO), Director of the Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, and Director of Operations for ARTstor.  She is a past President of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA).