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Moving image and sound collections for archivists

Author: Anthony Cocciolo
Publisher: Chicago, IL : ALA Editions, 2018. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Preservation of and access to moving image and sound records is best advanced by reformatting them to digital formats and engaging in digital preservation of those assets. The eleven chapters of this book are intended to provide solid grounding for general archivists to manage their moving image and sound collections. The first part provides more general practices that can be used regardless of media types, while  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Cocciolo
ISBN: 0838917402 9780838917404
OCLC Number: 1104073958
Awards: Waldo Gifford Leland Award, Winner, 2018.
Description: 218 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I. Archival practices for moving image and sound collections. Appraisal and reappraisal ; Accessioning, arrangement, and description ; Legal and ethical issues ; Digital preservation of digitized and born-digital content ; Access and outreach ; Interactions with moving image and sound producers --
Part II. Format-specific guidance. Audio collections ; Film collections ; Analog video collections ; Digital video collections ; Complex media --
Epilogue --
Glossary --
Responsibility: Anthony Cocciolo.


A book is every archivist (or archivist-in-training) who has opened a box or file cabinet or otherwise unearthed some carrier of moving image and sound and has wondered what to do. It offers  Read more...


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