A collaboration between two of UW-Madison’s most important institutions—the Libraries and the College of Letters & Science—the AV Data Core provides web hosting and data preservation for high impact media initiatives of the University.
The AV Data Core is staffed and guided by UW-Madison’s best server specialists and data preservation experts. The technological infrastructure of the AV Data Core is equipped with:
- A dual server virtualization platform providing web hosting support.
- iXsystems RAID with a data preservation capacity of 200 usable TB.
- 4K film scanner for 35mm film and 16mm film prints.
- LTO 8 (Linear-Tape Open, version 8) writer / reader for offsite back-ups.
- 38 networked iMac workstations (which the AV Data Core shares with the Instructional Media Center).
Learn more about the high impact projects that the AV Data Core supports by exploring the websites listed below.
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The Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research – One of the one of the world’s major archives of research materials relating to the entertainment industry. The WCFTR maintains over three hundred collections from outstanding playwrights, television and motion picture writers, producers, actors, designers, directors, and production companies.