Click the link above to view a 25-minute video tutuorial on how to use Slack for the Memory Lab Network. Slack is a set of collaborative software tools integrated into one! It is extremely useful for communication across organizations, sharing information, and project management. This was recorded in March of 2018 for our first cohort, so some aspects will be out of date and/or very specific to our project, but it is still a helpful overview of the Slack web application.
Click the link above to view a 35-minute video tutuorial on the magic and wonder of spreadsheets when managing a lot of information in one place. For the nextwork, we use spreadsheets for our equipment inventories (like this example), but they can also be used for collections, locations, and more!
This 3-minute video tutuorial is on how to fix or replace the felt tab on your audio compact cassette tape.
Click the link above to view a 15-minute video tutuorial on how to set up the basic S-VHS digitization that we have described in this equipment inventory.
This 10-minute video tutorial teaches why a CRT monitor is so important to have in a video digitization station, and how to use it.
This 11-minute video tutorial teaches how to open up and manually clean your S-VHS deck (specifically a Panasonic AG-1980), an important part of Memory Lab maintenance.
This 4-minute video tutorial shot at our network partner New Ulm Public Library teaches how to set up and plug in the Pixie-FS Timebase Corrector (TBC). Since the TBC from the video tutorial above "Setting Up Your Digitization Station" is no longer manufactured, this is an important video for those with the Pixie-FS TBC.
This 12-minute video tutorial shot at our network partner Los Angeles Public Library shows how to use the low-cost silent 8mm/S8mm film scanner, the Wolverine Movie Maker-Pro. This is not an essential part of the Memory Lab Network, but is a very cost-effective and safe way for Memory Labs to add film scanning.
This 7-minute video tutorial teaches how to take the tape out of a broken or damaged VHS shell and rehouse it into an undamaged VHS shell.
This 6-minute video tutorial teaches how to take the tape out of a broken or damaged audio compact cassette shell and rehouse it into an undamaged compact cassette shell.