Film and Video

Care and Handling of Audio and Video Recordings

In this presentation, Rebecca Elder, Principal of Rebecca Elder Cultural Heritage Preservation identifies the components of magnetic media, discusses how they deteriorate, and shares the best ways to slow this deterioration, both through environmental control and appropriate care and handling. This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, on October 10-13, 2017.

Audio/Video Alternate Digitization Equipment List

This document is a further list of equipment recommended for audio and video digitization. This information will help in researching equipment for your projects. The Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation does not endorse specific brands, but these examples will be a starting point for further research. This document is part of Module 1: Get It of the Digital Stewardship Curriculum.

Video Digitization Equipment List

This document is a list of equipment recommended for video digitization (VHS). This information will help in researching equipment for your projects. The Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation does not endorse specific brands, but these examples will be a starting point for further research. This document is part of Module 1: Get It of the Digital Stewardship Curriculum.

Video Digitization Slides

These slides are an introduction to video digitization equipment and workflow steps. This information is helpful if you are at the start of working with video and film. These slides are part of Module 1: Get It of the Digital Stewardship Curriculum.

Video and Film Introduction Slides

These slides are an introduction to video and film formats and some digitization quality basics. This information is helpful if you are at the start of working with video and film. These slides are part of the Digital Stewardship Curriculum.

QC Tools Manual 2016 (Printable Version)

VHS Digitization: Best Practices and Training

In this workshop, Lotus Norton-Wisla, Tribal Digital Archives Curriculum Coordinator and Michael Wynne, Digital Applications Librarian, both based at the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation at Washington State University Libraries, provide an introduction to video digitization and best practices for planning digitization projects. This workshop was given at the 2016 Indigitization Futures Forum in UBC, Vancouver on June 12, 2016.

 

Audio, Video, and Image Digitization: Technical Specifications and Best Practices

This document provides basic specifications for audio, video, and image digitization. While exact specifications should be decided on a project by project basis, the following recommendations should be sufficient for most audio, standard definition video tape, and photographic and textual documents.

2016 University of Oregon Libraries SHN Workshop: Digitization Basics

The University of Oregon Libraries SHN Workshop focused on digital heritage preservation for Oregon’s tribal communities, on May 6, 2016. This one-day workshop covered basic digitization strategic planning, infrastructure, preservation, project management, and workflows specific to tribal cultural heritage projects. Participants learned best practices and gained hands-on-experience for digitizing documents, photographs, and audio recordings, as well as resources and possible future collaborative projects to make them accessible and useful to their communities. Participants worked directly with demonstration materials, hardware, and software on site. 

Workshop Notes