Criteria for Assessing Digital Video as a Preservation Medium

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Working group members

Context: the predicted "Tidal wave" of magnetic tape degradation

Current duplication options

3 steps of analog to digital conversion

Digital video: state of the art

Suggested criteria for a digital-based video preservation program

Source for adapted criterea

Criteria 1: Image capture

Criteria 2: Guidelines for conversion

Criteria 3: Meeting standards

Criteria 4: Access

Criteria 5: Data migration

Review and evaluation of criteria

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