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Resource Difficulty Year Type Author
Preservation Case Studies for Archives
2015 Case Study Jim Lindner, Mick Newnham
Digital Preservation: Online Resources
2015 Information Website -
A short guide to choosing a digital format for video archiving masters
2014 Information Website Emanuel Lorrain
AV Insider 4: Film, Files, Formats, and the Future 2013 Technical Report PrestoCentre
I want to preserve audiovisual content. How do I get started?
2013 Guideline Richard Wright
AV Insider 3: Preservation Technology - Making the Connection 2013 Periodical PrestoCentre
AV Insider 1: Play, Pause and Press Forward 2012 Periodical PrestoCentre
AV Insider 2: Preservation in Times of Precarity 2012 Periodical PrestoCentre
'RightsDraw' documentation 2012 Tool Documentation RAI – Radiotelevisione Italiana – Centro Ricerche e Innovazione Tecnologica
The Digital Dilemma 2: Perspectives from Independent Filmmakers, Documentarians and Nonprofit Audiovisual Archives 2012 Other Resources The Science & Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Unesco Audiovisual Archives Programme 2011 Information Website -
DSHR's blog 2011 Information Website David Rosenthal
The National Archives Labs 2011 Information Website -
Tutorial: Introduction to Preservation 2011 Instructional Material or Procedure Richard Wright
STERNA Evaluation- Final Report 2010 Technical Report Lotte Belice Baltussen
Digital curation at the Library of Congress: Lessons learned from American Memory and the Archive Ingest and Handling Test 2007 Other Resources Liz Madden
Preservation 101- Preservation Basics for Paper and Media Collections 2006 Instructional Material or Procedure Northeast Document Conservation Center
Digital Preservation of Moving Image Material? 2001 Information Website Howard Besser
Image Permanence Institute Information Website -
The Archival Platform Information Website -