Video Aids to Film Preservation supplements existing guides to film preservation (Guide to Film Preservation) with video demonstrating basic handling and restoration procedures for motion picture film. A library of film clips offers instruction in basic film handling and preservation techniques. Clips are organized by title and by chapter headings in the Guide to Film Preservation published by the National Foundation for Film Preservation.
Article Abstract: The digital library community is increasingly concerned with long-term preservation of digital materials. This concern presents an opportunity for strategic alliances between digital library units and preservation departments confronting the difficulties inherent in preservation reformatting of moving image materials. However, successful collaboration between digital library and preservation departments may require adjustments to the work practices of each group, including their creation and management of metadata and their definition of acceptable practice with respect to preservation reformatting.
Designed to encourage best practice in citing any kind of audiovisual item. They cover: film; television programmes; radio programmes; audio recordings; DVD extras; clips; trailers; adverts; idents; nonbroadcast, amateur and archive material; podcasts; vodcasts; and games.