Museum of Obsolete Media

Het Museum of Obsolete Media bevat meer dan 700 nog in gebruik zijnde en verouderde fysieke mediadragers. Onderverdeeld in audio-, video-, film- en datadragers, geeft het een beschrijving en een afbeelding van de dragers. Ook wordt er ingegaan op preservering van de dragers en hoe te bepalen welke drager prioriteit heeft bij conservering of migratie naar een andere drager.

Memoriav Recommendations Digital archiving of film and video: principles and guidance

The focus of these recommendations is on dealing with digital data of an audiovisual nature. This document is intended to provide guidance and advice on digitization and digital archiving for archivists and curators of collections. These Recommendations take the form of a critical introduction, with the aid of which specific solutions can be developed and then implemented depending on the …

Documentation and Conservation of the Media Arts Heritage (DOCAM)

The mission of the DOCAM Research Alliance has been to identify and implement five research axes and propose tools, guides and methods that contribute to the preservation of the media arts heritage. The axes are conservation, documentation, cataloguing, history of technologies and terminology. The website contains cataloguing and conservation guides as well as a technological timeline and a documentation model. …

Independent Media Arts Preservation (IMAP)

IMAP serves the caretakers of media collections by providing information resources to help preserve our cultural heritage. IMAP offers innovative solutions through information sharing, continuing education and networking opportunities”. Their “Preservation 101” page gives an overview of the main issues of media preservation, touching points like collection evaluation, cataloguing, condition assessment, preservation priorities, cleaning, reformatting, storage and disaster planning. It …