De audiocassette: uitdagingen bij conservering en digitalisering

Dit artikel focust op de conservering en digitalisering van de audio compact cassette, meestal afgekort tot audiocassette, een unieke type drager van audiovisueel erfgoed. Uitgangspunt is dat wie audiocassettes gebruikte, waarvoor en hoe, een niet te negeren invloed had op de conservering en digitalisering van audiocassettes. Om die invloed te verklaren put Brecht Declercq uit zijn persoonlijke ervaring met drie …

ARSC Guide to Audio Preservation

The guide aims to help public and private institutions, as well as individual collectors, that have sound recordings in their collections but lack the professional expertise in one or more areas to preserve them. The guide covers audio conservation and preservation, recorded sound formats and their associated risks, appraisal, related copyright issues, and disaster preparedness. The guide also offers advice …

Experimenting with 360° and virtual reality representations as new access strategies to vulnerable physical collections: Two case studies at the KB, National Library of the Netherlands

In the late 1990s, the explosion of electronic resources resulted in large-scale digitisation projects amid the need for the preservation of digital information. The KB, National Library of the Netherlands, has been actively involved in these activities. Now, it is proposing better ways to both preserve physical library materials and improve their accessibility for educational purposes. This article describes two …