Learning More About Video Preservation

Selected Bibliography

AMIA Newsletter. The Newsletter of the Association of Moving Image Archivists. Los Angeles: AMIA, 1988- Published quarterly.

AMIA. The Moving Image: Journal of the Association of Moving Image Archivists. University of Minnesota Press. Publication date: Spring 2001

AMIA. Compendium of Moving Image Cataloging Practice

Ampex Corporation. "Guide to the Care and Handling of Magnetic Tape". Redwood City, CA: Ampex, Magnetic Tape Division. 1989.

Ampex Corporation. "A Guide to Media and Formats". Redwood City, CA: Ampex, Magnetic Tape Division, 1989.

Association of Film and Video Laboratories. "The Association of Film and Video Laboratories Handbook", Fifth Edition. Los Angeles: ACVL, 1994.

Bearman, David. "Archiving and Authenticity," The Getty Art History Information Program: Research Agenda for Networked Cultural Heritage, 1995.

Bertram, H. Neal, and A. Eshel. "Recording Media Archival Attributes (Magnetic)". Redwood City, CA: Ampex Corporation, Report RR-80-01, 1979.

Bertram, H. Neal, Michael K. Stafford, and David R. Mills. "The Print-Through Phenomenon." Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, 28:10 (October 1980).

Boston, George, ed. Archiving the Audio-Visual Heritage. Third Joint Technical Symposium, proceedings. May 3-5, 1990. Canadian Museum of Civilization, Ottawa, Ontario. Published by UNESCO and the Technical Coordinating Committee [FIAF, IASA, and ICA], 1992.

Boyle, Deirdre. Video Preservation: Securing the Future of the Past. NY: Media Alliance. 1993.

Camras, Marvin. Magnetic Recording Handbook. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1988.

Child, Dr. Margaret S., compiler. Directory of Information Sources on Scientific Research Related to the Preservation of Sound Recordings, Still and Moving Images and Magnetic Tape. Washington, D.C.: The Commission on Preservation and Access, September 1993.

Commission on Preservation and Access, "Magnetic Tape Storage and Handling: A Guide for Libraries and Archives," National Media Lab, June 1995.

Conway, Paul. "Preservation in the Digital World,"  January 1998.

Cuddihy, Edward F. "Magnetic Recording Tape: A Discussion of the Material Properties of Tape Having Relevance to the Storage, Performance, and Systems Effects." Communication, 1982.

Davidson, Steven and Gregory Lukow (eds.). The Administration of Television Newsfilm and Videotape Collections: A Curatorial Manual. Louis Wolfson II Media History Center and the American Film Institute National Center for Film and Video Preservation.

Demes, Samuel and Jennie L. Brogdon, "Determining Copyright Status for Preservation and Access: Defining Reasonable Effort," Library Resources and Technical Services, vol.41, no. 4. (October 1997).

Feist, Rick. "What the Manual Didn't Tell You: Film/Tape Image Conversion." The Independent, vol. 15, no.1 (January/February 1992).

Fifer, Sally Jo, Tamara Gould, Luke Hones, Debbie Hess Norris, Paige Ramey and Karen Weiner (eds.). Playback: A Preservation Primer for Video. San Francisco, CA: Bay Area Video Coalition, 1998.

Gartenberg, Jon, compiler. "Twelve building blocks: Good Films, Good People, Support Base, Ethics, Skills, Procedures and Principles, Facilities, Money, Policies, Information, Coordination, Intellectual Framework". Journal of Film Preservation 24, n. 50, March 1995.

Gartenberg, Jon, compiler. Glossary of Filmographic Terms, Version II. Brussels: FIAF, 1989. 149 pp. New edition includes terms and indexes in many languages.

Jimenez, Mona and Liss Platt (eds.). Magnetic Media Preservation Sourcebook. NY: Media Alliance, 1998.

Lehman, Klaus-Dieter. "Making the Transitory Permanent: The Intellectual Heritage in a Digitized World of Knowledge," Daedalus, vol. 125, no. 4. (Fall 1996).

Messier, Paul. Media Alliance Preservation Survey. Boston, MA: Boston Art Conservation. 1997.

Murphy, William T. Television and Video Preservation 1997: A Report on the Current State of American Television and Video Preservation.  Report of the Librarian of Congress. Government Printing Office Superintendent of Documents.
Volume 1: Report, Washington, DC: LOC, 1997.
Volume 2: Los Angeles Hearings - March 1996
Volume 3: New York Hearings - March 1996
Volume 4: Washington Hearings - March 1996
Volume 5: Submissions

National Archives and Records Administration. Managing Audiovisual Records. Second edition. Instructional Guide Series. College Park, MD: National Archives and Records Administration, Office of Records Administration, 1996.

Reilly, James M., Douglas W. Nishimura and Edward Zinn "New Tools for Preservation: Assessing Long-Term Environmental Effects on Library and Archives Collections". (November 1995). Image Permanence Institute, Rochester Institute of Technology.

Sargent, Ralph N. Preserving the Moving Image. Washington, DC: Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the National Endowment for the Arts, 1974.

Schou, Henning. Preservation of Moving Images and Sound. Brussels: International Federation of Film Archives, 1989.

Semonche, Barbara P., ed. News Media Libraries: A Management Handbook. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1993.

Shepard, Thom. "Introduction to the Universal Preservation Format Initiative," Archival Outlook, July/August 1998.

____ . "The Universal Preservation Format: Background and Fundamentals," Annotation, March 1998.

____ . "Universal Preservation Format Update "  D-Lib Magazine, November 1997.

Shubin, Mark. HDTV Glossary. New York: Union Square Press, 1990.

Society of American Archivists, "Statement on the Preservation of Digitized Reproductions"

Sugaya, Hiroshi. "The Past Quarter-Century and the Next Decade of Videotape Recording." SMPTE Journal, vol. 101 no.1 (January 1992).

3M Company. "Videocassette Tape Physical Damage"
_____ . "The Handling and Storage of Magnetic Recording Tape."
_____ . "Magnetic Tape Erasure - How Serious Is the Threat?"

Troy, Maria "Video Preservation: A Report from the Trenches," Afterimage, vol. 23, no. 2 (Sep-Oct 1996).

Vitiello, Stephen, and Leanne Mella. "Facilities for Cleaning, Restoring, and Remastering Videotape." The Independent (October 1991).

Volkmann, Herbert, with Henning Schou, eds. Preservation and Restoration of Moving Images and Sound. Brussels: FIAF, 1986.

Wheeler, Jim. "Videotape Storage: How to Make Your Videotapes Last for Decades...or Centuries." American Cinematographer, 64:1 (January 1983).

Wheeler, Jim: "Long Term Storage of Video Tape." SMPTE Journal (June 1983).

White-Henson, Wendy, complier. Archival Moving Image Materials: A Cataloging Manual. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, 1984.

Yakel, Elizabeth. Starting an Archive. Chicago: Society of American Archivists and The Scarecrow Press, 1994

On Line Bibliographies

Amigos Library Services
Preservation of AV Materials

Berkeley Digital Library SunSITE Preservation Resources

Conservation Online Electronic Media Resources

Grinnell College Libraries A Selective Preservation Bibliography Compiled and annotated by Rebecca Stuhr

Harvard Library Preservation Bibliogtaphies: Care and Handling of Videotape

International Federation of Film Archives bookshop

Library of Congress, National Preservation Program Office. Recorded Sound Preservation: Selected Bibliography. October 1990.

Mark Roosa, compiler. Magnetic Media Preservation: Selected Bibliography

Society of American Archivists Selected Readings in Preservation

Solinet Publications on Preservation

US-InterPARES Project Preservation Bibliography

 Resources for Education and Training

General Information on Preservation Training Programs
"Becoming a Conservator within the US".  American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works training programs

Lukow, Gregory "Careers in Moving Image Preservation"

Society of American Archivists Directory of Archival Education in the United States and Canada

Directories and Programs for Preservation of Film and Electronic Media
American Library Association  publishes the ALA/ALCTS Preservation Education Directory.

AMIA  Association of Moving Image Archivists Scholarship Program

ARCHIMEDIA European Training Network for the Promotion of Cinema Heritage:

International Federation of Film Archives Summer School (FIAF)

Film Archives On Line

George Eastman House L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation

International Federation of Film Archives Summer School

New York University Preservation Department

Society of American Archivists  publishes the SAA Directory of Archival Education

UCLA Moving Image Archive Studies Program

University of New South Wales Internet Classes in Audiovisual Management