The subject focuses on preservation requirements for audiovisual materials, both analogue and digital. Methods for identifying different moving image and sound materials are explored, as are measures for determining deterioration characteristics, both active and passive. Storage and handling practices such as risk and vault management are also discussed. Digitisation processes for audiovisual materials are covered and an introduction to digital preservation is provided. Ethics, professional practice, handling, occupational health and safety considerations and standards are integrated into all aspects of the subject.
School of Information Studies
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