Local Digital Format Registry (LDFR) File Format Guidelines for Preservation and Long-term Access

Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Guidelines and Recommendations 3. Bibliography 4. Appendices. This document (version 1.0) identifies the file formats (either Recommended or Acceptable for Transfer) that Library and Archives Canada (LAC) will be supporting within the Trusted Digital Repository (TDR). Formats are identified for 11 content categories including audio. The register is not simply a list, it also includes guidelines …

Image Communication Journal: Tutorial Issue on the MPEG4-standard

Signal Processing: Image Communication is an international journal for the development of the theory and practice of image communication. Signal Processing: Image Communication publishes articles relating to aspects of the design, implementation and use of image communication systems. The journal features original research work, tutorial and review articles, and accounts of practical developments.This issue is focused on the MPEG 4 …

Digital Video Archives: Managing Through Metadata

Contents: Executive summary Introduction Metadata for digital video Dublin Core Video Production Standardization Efforts MPEG-7 and MPEG-21 Standards for Web-Based Metadata Distribution Case-study : Informedia Preserving digital data Conclusion References Overzichtsartikel, in het kader van het Informedia project, over de potentie van diverse vormen van automatische indexering voor het preserveren van digitale video archieven en voor het aanbieden van efficiëntere …

Snell & Wilcox MPEG Encoding basics

The Snell & Wilcox handbook series contains several excellent resources on digitisation and digital file formats. This document on MPEG Encoding explains all MPEG basics and answers important questions on standards and processing.