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Resource Difficulty Year Type Author
Digital Preservation: Online Resources
2015 Information Website -
A Systemic Approach to the Preservation of Audio Documents: Methodology and Software Tools
2013 White Paper Federica Bressan, Sergio Canazza
The Safeguard of Audio Collections: A Computer Science Based Approach to Quality Control—The Case of the Sound Archive of the Arena di Verona 2013 White Paper Federica Bressan, Antonio Rodà, Sergio Canazza, Federico Fontana, Roberta Bertani
I want to preserve audiovisual content. How do I get started?
2013 Guideline Richard Wright
Audiovisual Citation Guidelines
2013 Guideline Richard Hewett, Sian Barber
Audio Analog-to-Digital Converter Performance Specification and Test Method 2012 Guideline Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative
Embedding Metadata in Digital Audio Files v.2 2012 Instructional Material or Procedure Federal Agencies Audio-Visual Working Group
'MXF Technical Metadata Extractor' tool documentation 2011 Tool Documentation RAI – Radiotelevisione Italiana – Centro Ricerche e Innovazione Tecnologica
'D10 Sumchecker' tool documentation 2011 Tool Documentation RAI – Radiotelevisione Italiana – Centro Ricerche e Innovazione Tecnologica
Digital Audio Interstitial Errors 2010 Technical Report Chris Lacinak
Embedding metadata in digital audio files 2009 Instructional Material or Procedure -
Guidelines on the Production and Preservation of Digital Audio Objects (web edition) 2009 Information Website IASA Technical Committee- Kevin Bradley
What? So What?: The next generation JHOVE2 architecture for format-aware characterization 2009 Technical Report Sheila Morrissey, Stephen Abrams, Tom Cramer, Stephen Abrams, Sheila Morrissey
EBU recommendation: Digitisation of programme material in audio archives 2008 Technical Report EBU
Audio Tape Digitisation Workflow 2008 Information Website Juha Henriksson, Nadja Wallaszkovits
Format Characteristics and Preservation Problems
2007 Guideline Mike Casey
MTS Pilot tracking algorithm for "wow"distortion 2007 Technical Report P. Pastuszak
Determining techniques for "wow"distortion 2007 Technical Report Andrzej Ciarkowski, Andrzej Czyzewski, Andrzej Kaczmarek, Jozef Kotus, Maciej Kulesza, Przemek Maziewski
Evaluation of the maximal modulation frequency for wow and flutter detection 2007 Technical Report P. Maziewski
Sound directions: best practices for audio preservation 2007 Technical Report Bruce Gordon, Mike Casey