Collection Materials Archives: Audiovisual

Storage Guide to Archival Collections

Storage Guide to Archival Collections Source: Indiana Historical Society Conservation Department This storage guide to archival collections is provided for the collection staff of the Indiana Historical Society. Its purpose is to introduce staff to proper storage techniques thoughtfully employed during the processing phase. Storage procedures are outlined for the wide variety of mainly paper-based […]

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A Race Against Time: Preserving AV Media

A Race Against Time: Preserving AV Media Source: CCAHA (Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts), Philadelphia Many of the machine-dependent audiovisual collections held by our cultural institutions are in peril. Therefore, it is crucial to have knowledge about the life expectancy and unique needs of our legacy media in order to make good preservation […]

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ALCTS Preservation The Big Picture Webinar Series

ALCTS Preservation The Big Picture Webinar Series Source: ALCTS, Association for Library Collections and Technical Services This is a series of 39 webinars on the care of library and archives materials including book repair, digital and audiovisual matters, scrapbooks, textiles, disaster planning and response, storage issues, environmental monitoring, and suppliers.

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Preservation at Home

Preservation at Home Source: The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia How to care for your audio, film, video and photographs, and protect them from water and fire damage.

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Videotape Preservation Handbook by Jim Wheeler

Videotape Preservation Handbook by Jim Wheeler Source: The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) This handbook is intended to answer the questions of archivists, librarians, and others who have a collection of videotapes they wish to keep for many years. The guidelines offered touch briefly on each appropriate topic, but do not cover any topic […]

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