Archiving Topics

Discussions of topics related to audiovisual archiving are being added to the Video Transfer website as they become available.  These discussions are aimed at archivists interested in audiovisual content preservation technology and methods.  If you would like to suggest a topic, please email Nash Bly at

Downloadable Topics:

Analog vs. Digital »
Composite Video vs. Component Video »
Videotape Condition Issues »
Terminology »

Online Topics:

Collection Migration »

Upcoming Topics:

Measuring and Processing Composite Video
VCR Evaluation and Care
Captions and Transcripts
Film Deterioration Topics