Preservation 101- Preservation Basics for Paper and Media Collections

Preservation 101 is an online course that will help you learn about the basics of preservation in the context of small and moderately-sized library or archival collections. This course was produced as one component of a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services awarded to the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC). The grant supported training and resources for …

PrestoSpace: Digital Preservation of Audiovisual Material

Contents: Preservation Issues &nbsp Digitisation&nbsp Restoration&nbsp Metadata Delivery&nbsp Archive Management&nbsp Training. Deze website vormt het centrale informatiepunt van het PrestoSpace Project (2004-2007), een Europees project met als hoofddoel: het versnellen van het digitaliseringsproces van audiovisuele collecties. De site bevat alle informatie en ervaringen die werd verzameld gedurende het project, met doorverwijzingen naar een ‘conserverings-wiki’, white papers en te raadplegen presentaties …

DCC Digital Curation Manual. File Formats

Contents: Introduction and scope Background and developments to date Documentation of formats Format relationships Development of preservation friendly formats How the topic applies to Digital Curation Format identification Format validation Characterization Assessment Topic in action Standardization Ingest workflow Preservation strategies Notification and recommendation systems Next steps Future developments Conclusions References: Print, Online Fora Terminology An annotated list of key external …

Audiovisual research collections and their preservation

Contents: Introduction The technical challenge of audiovisual preservation The awareness of these challenges on the side of collection holders Typical organisational structures of audiovisual research collections Possible strategic measures to solve the preservation problems Specific obstacles to organise and finance preservation Measures to ensure preservation by enhancing attractiveness of collections International, European and national cooperation Summary Annex 1. Survey of …

International Preservation News. Number 46. Preservation of Audiovisual Collections, Still Images and Sound

Contents: Introduction&nbsp Socio-technical and Socio-cultural Challenges of Audio and Video Preservation&nbsp Albert Kahn, des images pour la paix: Rappels historiques et choix de conservation Digitization of Transparencies&nbsp The Charles Cros Collection&nbsp Digitization of Archives at the National Library of France&nbsp New Optical Sound Reading Systems&nbsp Imaging Historical Voices&nbsp South East Asia Pacific: Focus on SEAPAVAA&nbsp The UNESCO Jikji Prize and …

Selection Procedures for Digitisation

Contents: 1. Introduction &nbsp 2. Understanding your collection, users’ needs and context 3. Some key issues to address 4. Getting practical 5. Further reading. Een ‘adviesdocument’ met de vragen die van belang zijn bij het definiëren van selectiecriteria.  Bedoeld om archiefmedewerkers te helpen en te stimuleren bij hun gedachtenvorming omtrent selectie. Helder, beknopt overzicht van alle kwesties die moeten worden overwogen …