Tag: audiovisual digitisation

WHITE PAPER: Basic Inspection Techniques ‚ÄčTo Sample The Condition of Magnetic Tape

To prevent damage during use and premature loss during storage, it is necessary to inspect magnetic tapes on a periodic basis. Basic warning signs of tape instability can often be identified using the following guidelines.

SPECS BROS. have a useful site for information on archival transfer, restoration and preservation of legacy audio visual materials as part of the digitisation process.

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Digitizing special formats

The Digital Library Federation (DLF) has compiled a wiki page of resources for the benefit of cultural heritage professionals planning projects involving the digitization of rare and unique cultural heritage materials.

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