PRESERVATION

 
"Without a consideration of the contributions of video pioneers...any history of American television, not to mention recent American social history, will be incomplete, distorted."

-- Deirdre Boyle, historian and educator, testifying at a 1996 hearing for the Report on the Study of American Television and Video.

 

 

Video Preservation: The Basics
by Sherry Miller Hocking and Mona Jimenez

An introduction to all of the issues - from cleaning and storage to cataloging and copyright. Also includes glossaries for video and preservation, a bibliography and extensive links to other organizations and sites of interest .
 

Reel to Real: A Case Study of BAVC's Remastering Model
by Luke Hones
Edited by Sherry Miller Hocking and Mona Jimenez.

Looking Back / Looking Forward: A Symposium on  Electronic Media Preservation

Selected historical texts on preservation from the biblio database.