Videotape Preservation Fact Sheets Source: The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) Eighteen Fact Sheets concerning the care and preservation of video tapes.
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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 […]
Silica Gel Calculator Source: SmallCorp How much Silica Gel do I need? This tool calculates the weight of SmallCorp silica gel required to maintain a microclimate in your case.
California Preservation Program: Collections Stewardship Toolkit Source: Resource compiled by the California Connecting to Collections (C3) Project – a C2C implementation grant
Insects Limited, Inc. Source: Many resources concerning insects – identification charts, videos, traps, and specific museum links.
Ideal Storage Temperatures for Visual and Audiovisual Media Source: The Sustainable Heritage Network
Film Base Identification Source: Part of filmcare.org of the Image Permanence Institute This tool is designed to help you determine which film bases comprise your collection. Since their introduction in the market, various formats were manufactured on different plastic bases. Some formats were only manufactured on one base, while others evolved over time.
Environmental Guidelines (AIC Wiki) Source: AIC Wiki Summary and History of Environmental Guidelines and recommendations for cultural institutions.
FilmCare.org Source: Image Permanence Institute – online tool for Film Collections FilmCare.org is both a decision-making tool and a comprehensive learning resource for all types and formats of film.
Preservation Self-Assessment Program (PSAP) Source: A free online tool that helps collection managers prioritize efforts to improve conditions of collections.