4. Audio Media Assessment
We learn about assessing the risk and value of analog media and establishing priorities.
Magnetic recording media (1) – history and formats
Magnetic recording media (2) – deterioration and environmental controls
Assessing risk and value (MediaScore) – deciding where to start
Adelstein, Peter Z. IPI Media Storage Quick Reference, 2nd edition. Rochester: Image Permanence Institute, 2009.
Van Bogart, John. Magnetic Tape Storage and Handling. CLIR Report 54, June 1995.
Reilly, James M, et al. New Tools for Preservation: Assessing Long-Term Effects on Library and Archives Collections. CLIR Report 59, 1995.
Image Permanence Institute
IU MediaScore (Av Preserve)
AV Preserve Cost of Inaction
AV Preserve Cost of Inaction measure
Assignment Case Study: Indiana University’s MediaScore tool (login required)