Harvard Library collections include image sequences, a format used primarily in motion picture film scanning, that will be preserved in the Library’s preservation and access repository - the Digital Repository Service (DRS). As a first step towards providing support for this material in the DRS, the Library contracted AVPreserve in late 2015 to assist with the analysis. The goals of the analysis were:
The driving principles of this work were to:
Specifically the analysis was conducted in three areas: formats, metadata and tools. The work is ongoing. The deliverables from this analysis are included on this page.
|Image Sequence Format Matrix||This spreadsheet compares Image Sequence formats according to preservation criteria (shown in the first column). |
The cells are shaded to visually represent the value for the format (green is good, yellow is neutral, red is bad)