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50 Years Makes a Difference! How Film Research Has Changed Since the 1972 Conference on Audiovisual Archives

Unwritten Record

In recent years, we’ve seen a steep increase of scholarly interest in government films, including numerous researchers investigating films made by the United States Information Agency and an entire volume of essays on films made by the United States military. [3]

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Web 2 Preview: DigitalGlobe: The World Is The Index

John Battelle's Searchblog

Mine is, but then again, that happens a bit more frequently than your average bear, I'll admit. In essence, the US Government uses DigitalGlobe for the same reason it uses FedEx to move military supplies around the world: it's just faster, better, cheaper, and easier. OK, so there's the answer for why the US Government is such a big customer (and it's not just military, of course. There's NASA, there's NIH, there's Agriculture, you get the picture, no pun intended).