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Audiovisual Preservation Bibliography
 
 

General

 

Adelstein, Peter Z. IPI Media Storage Quick Reference. Rochester, NY: Image Permanence Institute, 2004.

Bay Area Video Coalition. “AV Artifact Atlas.” n.d.

Casey, Mike. Field Audio Collection Evaluation Tool (FACET): Format Characteristics and Preservation Problems Version 1.0. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University, 2007.
 
Library of Congress. “Cylinder, Disc and Tape Care in a Nutshell.” Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2002.
 
Schüller, Dietrich. “Audio and Video Carriers: Recording Principles, Storage and Handling, Maintenance of Equipment, Format and Equipment Obsolescence,” edited by George Boston. 2008.

St-Laurent, Gilles. “The Care and Handling of Recorded Sound Materials.” 1996.

 

Magnetic Media

 

Association of Moving Image Archivists. “Videotape Preservation Fact Sheets.” [Available to AMIA members only.]

Jimenez, Mona, and Liss Platt. Videotape Identification and Assessment Guide. Austin: Texas Commission on the Arts, 2004.
 
King, Gretchen. “Magnetic Wire Recordings: A Manual Including Historical Background, Approaches to Transfer and Storage, and Solutions to Common Problems.” n.d.
 
Van Bogart, John W. C. Magnetic Tape Storage and Handling: A Guide for Libraries and Archives. Washington, DC: The Commission on Preservation and Access; St. Paul, MN: National Media Laboratory, 1995.

Wheeler, Jim.  Videotape Preservation Handbook.  2002.

 

Optical Media

 

Bradley, Kevin. "Risks Associated with the Use of Recordable CDs and DVDs as Reliable Storage Media in Archival Collections—Strategies and Alternatives." Paris: UNESCO, 2006.
 
Byers, Fred R. Care and Handling of CDs and DVDs: A Guide for Librarians and Archivists. Washington, DC: Council on Library and Information Resources; Gaithersburg, MD: The National Institute of Standards and Technology, 2003.
 
Finch, Lorraine, and John Webster. Caring for CDs and DVDs. London: National Preservation Office, 2008.

Iraci, Joe. Longevity of Recordable CDs and DVDs. CCI Notes 19/1. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Conservation Institute, 2010.

Iraci, Joe. Remedies for Deteriorated or Damaged Modern Information Carriers. Technical Bulletin 27. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Conservation Institute, 2005.

 

Motion-Picture Film

 

Bigourdan, Jean-Louis, Liz Coffey, and Dwight Swanson. “Film Forever: The Home Film Preservation Guide.” Association of Moving Image Archivists, n.d. 

Library of Congress. “Care, Handling and Storage of Motion Picture Film.” 1998.

Read, Paul, and Mark-Paul Meyer, eds. Restoration of Motion Picture Film. Oxford: Butterworth/Heinemann, 2000.

Reilly, James M. IPI Storage Guide for Acetate Film. Rochester, NY: Image Permanence Institute, 1993.

 

Mechanical Media

 

Klinger, Bill. “Cylinder Records: Significance, Production, and Survival.” Library of Congress, 2007.

 

Standards & Best Practices

 

STANDARDS
 
AES-22:1997 (r2003) AES Recommended Practice for Audio Preservation and RestorationStorage of Polyester-Base Magnetic Tape
 
AES-49:2005 (r2010) AES Standard for Audio Preservation and Restoration—Magnetic TapeCare and Handling Practices for Extended Usage
 
AES-57:2011 AES Standard for Audio MetadataAudio Object Structures for Preservation and Restoration
 
AES-60:2011 AES Standard for Audio MetadataCore Audio Metadata
 
ISO 18923:2000 Imaging MaterialsPolyester-Base Magnetic TapeStorage Practices
 
ISO 18925:2002 Imaging MaterialsOptical Disc MediaStorage Practices
 
ISO 18933:2012 Imaging MaterialsMagnetic TapeCare and Handling Practices for Extended Usage
 
SMPTE RP-103 Care, Storage, Operation, Handling and Shipping of Magnetic Recording Tape for Television
 
SMPTE RP-190:1996 Care and Preservation of Audio Magnetic Recordings
 
 
BEST PRACTICES
 
Casey, Mike, and Bruce Gordon, eds. Sound Directions: Best Practices for Audio Preservation. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University; Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, 2007.
 
Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative. Audio Analog-to-Digital Converter Performance Specification and Test Method: Introduction, 2012.
 
IASA-TC 03:2005 Safeguarding the Audio Visual Heritage: Ethics, Principles, and Preservation Strategy.
 
IASA-TC 04:2009 Guidelines on the Production and Preservation of Digital Audio Objects.