AS-AP

Survey: Video Data Bank

Posted August 05, 2010 by Anonymous
Organization: 
Part 1.
Year Founded: 
1976
1b. Primary activity[ies] of the organization.: 
Video Data Bank distributes, archives and preserves video by and about artists.
1c. Organization's annual budget.: 
$250,001 - $500,000
1b. Primary activity[ies] of the organization.: 
Other
Part 4.
4a. Is organization currently active?: 
Yes
4b. Year activity suspended if no longer active.: 
Organization Still Active
Part 5.
5a. Type of organization at its founding.: 
Non-Profit [IRS certified]
5b. Type of organization currently, or at the termination of activities.: 
Non-Profit [IRS certified]
Part 6.
6a. Does the organization have an archive?: 
Yes
6b. Are there any short or long-term threats to the organization?: 
None / Not Applicable
6c. Other threats to the organization:: 
Are there other threats to your organization? Please describe below.
Part 7.
7a. How important is to the organization to preserve the organization’s historical material. From 1 – Very Important to 5 – Not Important.: 
1. Very Important
7b. Has planning for the preservation and documentation of archive begun?: 
Yes
7c. Does the organization know how and where to seek expertise and assistance?: 
Yes
Part 10a.
10a. Is the archive accessible to scholars, curators or researchers?: 
Yes
Part 10b.
10b. Are there conditions of access for scholars, curators or researchers?: 
Yes
Part 10d.
10d. Would you allow access in the future?: 
Yes
Part 11.
The following questions address the historical materials (type, quantity and storage) of the organization. 11a. Paper Files and Documents: 
Artist Files
Correspondence
11b. Artwork and Documentation: 
Videotapes
Other:: 
Other Artwork
11c. Press and Promotional Materials: 
Announcements, Mailing Cards, etc.
Newspaper / Magazine / Media Clippings
Posters / Flyers
Other:: 
Other Press or Promotional Materials:
11d. Printed Publications: 
Artists' Publications
Publication or Merchandise Catalogues
Other:: 
Other Printed Publications
Other:: 
Other
Part 12.
12. What years does the materials cover?: 
1970-1979
1980-1989
1990-1999
2000-2005
Part 13.
13a. How is the material stored?: 
Banker Boxes
File Cabinets
Three-Ring Binders
Other - Please describe below.
13b. Are some or all of these storage units “archival”?: 
Some
Part 17.
17. How are new materials processed?: 
Electronic (Database, etc.)