Collecting, managing and educating about an impressive collection of the Netherlands’ audiovisual heritage, the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision is an important player when it comes to the accessibility of archived recordings.
The institute’s building at Hilversum’s Media Park, a
short train ride from Amsterdam, stores a collection of millions of
hours of radio, television, film, pictures and music recordings; the
collection grows daily and the institute is committed to providing
information on the collection and to making it widely accessible for
diverse audiences, including media professionals, the creative sector,
educational institutions and the general public. Through research and
innovation, the institute has developed into a broad cultural
institution that, with its accumulated knowledge and infrastructure,
occupies a central position within the archive and media world.
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