Digital Tape Preservation Strategy: Preserving Data Or Video?

2 December 2009

This paper examines preservation philosophies and strategies applied to large scale video collections that are both born-digital and tape-based. Technically and philosophically different approaches may be applied to migrating born-digital, tape-based content with decisions ranging from deck selection and choice of output to specifications of the resulting file. At the core of this is the distinction between migrating digital video as an audiovisual signal versus migrating it as data.

National Recording Preservation Board Written Submission

13 September 2009

Written by Chris Lacinak in representation of the Audio Engineering Society and the Association of Moving Image Archivists.

Audio Engineering Society (AES) 121st Convention

Preservation: The Shift from Format to Strategy

“Preserving The African Presence In Jazz” By Seth Paris For AVPS – January 2009

8 January 2009

Nestled at the base of a green rolling hill, thirty minutes north of Accra, Ghana in the small village of Medie, is the African Heritage Library, the home of Odomankoma Kyrema, the “Divine Drummer” Kofi Ghanaba. Formerly known as Guy Warren, Ghanaba is one of the more elusive musicians of the 20th century… Click below to read the full article.

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