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Resource Difficulty Year Type Author
Digital Preservation: Online Resources
2015 Information Website -
AMIA 2015 Conference Presentations 2015 Information Website -
Digital Preservation File Format Policies of ARL Member Libraries: An Analysis
2014 Information Website Kyle Rimkus, Thomas Padilla, Tracy Popp and Greer Martin
Jisc Digital Media Infokit
2014 Information Website Jisc Digital Media
Protect Your Data: Information Security and the Boundaries of your Storage System
2014 Information Website Trevor Owens
A short guide to choosing a digital format for video archiving masters
2014 Information Website Emanuel Lorrain
Caring for Audiovisual Material
Caring for Audiovisual Material (Webinar Recording)
2013 Information Website Karen F. Gracy, Sarah Stauderman, Jeff Martin, Stephanie Renne, Linda Tadic
Survey Report on Digitisation in European Cultural Heritage Institutions
2012 Information Website Natasha Stroeker, René Vogels
Film Archive Forum 2011 Information Website -
British Library - Digital Preservation 2011 Information Website -
Unesco Audiovisual Archives Programme 2011 Information Website -
Understanding Image Sharpness Part 2: Resolution and MTF Curves in Scanners and Sharpening 2011 Information Website Norman Koren
DSHR's blog 2011 Information Website David Rosenthal
The National Archives Labs 2011 Information Website -
Film Preservation in the Digital Age 2011 Information Website Arthur Wehrhahn
Timeline: Digital Technology and Preservation 2011 Information Website Cornell University and IPCSR
Digitisation’s Last Hurdle, or a Bridge Too Far?
2011 Information Website Dominic Case
Lossless Video Codecs Comparison 2009 Information Website Dimitry Vatolin, Dmitry Popov, Sergey Putilin
Guidelines on the Production and Preservation of Digital Audio Objects (web edition) 2009 Information Website IASA Technical Committee- Kevin Bradley
Digital Tape Preservation Strategy: Preserving Data or Video? 2009 Information Website Chris Lacinak, David Rice