The EVIA Digital Archive Project is a preservation and access system for annotated ethnographic field video by scholars, available to educators and researchers online. Follow the links on this page if you are interested in learning more about the history, development, and support for the Project; the requirements and steps in becoming a depositor; or if you would like contact information for the various institutions and individuals associated with the Project.
Project Overview The EVIA Digital Archive Project is a collaborative effort to establish a repository of ethnographic video recordings and an infrastructure of tools and systems supporting scholars in the ethnographic disciplines....more
The Archive The EVIA Digital Archive Project consists of a group of video collections that have been selected for inclusion by an editorial committee. The Archive is designed to be a long-term...more
Collaborators The broad scope of the EVIA Digital Archive Project's mission and the technological challenges involved in realizing its goals have required collaboration across multiple institutions, disciplines, and technical fields. From...more
Staff and Personnel Under the direction of principal investigators Dr. Ruth M. Stone (Indiana University) and Dr. Lester Monts (University of Michigan), the EVIA Digital Archive Project is comprised of a diverse group...more
Become a Depositor Participation in the EVIA Digital Archive provides an opportunity for depositors to preserve their field video using the latest technologies for digital video preservation and to make their materials accessible...more
Summer Institutes The EVIA Digital Archive Project Summer Institutes, held at Indiana University Bloomington, provide the principal channel for individuals depositing ethnographic materials in the Archive. Summer Institutes are designed to support...more
Project History The EVIA Digital Archive Project is a joint initiative of Indiana University and the University of Michigan to establish a digital archive of ethnographic video for use by scholars and...more