Digital Collections - Bibliography

Digital Collections and Initiatives

Works Cited


Casey, Mike. “White Paper: Encoding and Wrapper Decisions and Implementation for Video Preservation

Master Files.” Indiana University Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative (MDPI). 2017.


European Broadcasting Union (EBU). “Specification of the Broadcast Wave Format (BWF): A

format for audio data files in broadcasting.” Last modified 2011.


FADGI. “Glossary: ‘Archival Master File,’ ‘Production Master File,’ ‘Derivative File.’”


FADGI Audio-Visual Working Group. “Digitizing Motion Picture Film: Exploration of the Issues and Sample

SOW.” 2016.


FADGI Audio-Visual Working Group. “Guidelines: Embedded Metadata in Broadcast WAVE Files.”

Last modified 2016.


FADGI Audio-Visual Working Group. “Guidelines: Embedding Metadata in DPX Files.” Last modified



FADGI Still Image Working Group. “Guidelines: Technical Guidelines for Digitizing Cultural Heritage Materials.” Last modified 2017.


Fleischhauer, Carl. “Format Considerations in Audio-Visual Preservation Reformatting: Snapshots

from the Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative.” Information Standards Quarterly

22. 2010.



IASA Technical Committee. “Guidelines on the Production and Preservation of Digital Audio

Objects.” International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives. 2009.


IASA Technical Committee. “Guidelines for the Preservation of Video Recordings.” International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives. 2018.


JSTOR Harvard Object Validation Environment. Last modified October 2015.


Lacinak, Chris. “Guide to Developing a Request for Proposal for the Digitization of Audio.” AudioVisual Preservation Solutions. 2015.


New York Public Library. “AMI Digital Asset Technical Specifications.” Last modified October 2018.


New York University Libraries (Barbara Goldsmith Preservation & Conservation Department). “Digitizing Video for Long-term Preservation: An RFP Guide and Template.” 2013.


Preservation Self Assessment Program. “Collection ID Guide.” Last modified 2016.


Additional Works Consulted


Association for Library Collections and Technical Services. Preservation and Reformatting Section. “Minimum Digitization Capture Recommendations.” 2013.


Brylawski, Sam, et. al. “ARSC Guide to Audio Preservation.” Association for Recorded Sound Collections. 2015.


Digital Library Federation. “Digitizing Special Formats” (Wiki). Last modified 2018.


Library of Congress. “Sustainability of Digital Formats: Planning for Library of Congress Collections.” Last modified 2017.


National, Provincial and Territorial Archivists Conference Audiovisual Preservation Working Group. “Recommendations on Preservation Files for Use in the Digitization of Analog Audio and Video Recordings and Motion Picture Films.” Last modified 2018.