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Resource Difficulty Year Type Author
Digital Preservation File Format Policies of ARL Member Libraries: An Analysis
2014 Information Website Kyle Rimkus, Thomas Padilla, Tracy Popp and Greer Martin
AV Insider 4: Film, Files, Formats, and the Future 2013 Technical Report PrestoCentre
Perspective on personal digital archiving 2013 Guideline Library of Congress
Preserving Moving Pictures and Sound
2012 Status Report Richard Wright
QC — and long-term archiving experience 2011 Technical Report Roman Meszmer
NARA Digitization Services Products and Services 2011 Website NARA Digitization Services Branch
Digest: Media formats, identification methods and implementations for multivalent preservation
2011 Digest PrestoCentre
British Library - Digital Preservation 2011 Information Website -
Digest: Threats to data integrity from use of large-scale management environments 2011 Digest PrestoCentre
Digest: Film Scanning considerations
2011 Digest PrestoCentre
Building Workflows for Digitization and Digital Preservation - The Library of Congress Experience 2011 Slides or AV material James Snyder
Introduction to Transcoding: Tools and Processes 2011 Slides or AV material Skip Elsheimer, Dave Rice
Wotsit: The Programmers File and Data Resource 2010 Website Wotsit
10-10-10 Technische aanbeveling 2010 Recommendation Project 10-10-10
Instruction Document on Multimedia Formats-optimal accessibility of audio, video and images 2010 Instructional Material or Procedure Bart Knubben, Erwin Folmers, Nanne Wams
MXF- a progress report 2010 Technical Report P. Ferreira
A sound vision on mass digitization 2010 Slides or AV material Erwin Verbruggen
Format considerations in audiovisual preservation reformatting 2010 Periodical Carl Fleischhauer
A primer on codecs for moving image and sound archives 2010 Instructional Material or Procedure Chris Lacinak
Media formats, identification methods and implementations for multivalent preservation
2010 Technical Report Ann Gledson, Paul Watry