January 19, 2022

Now Available: Landmark Audiovisual Preservation Document (IASA-TC 03) Revised and Republished

From the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA):

2018-01-30_13-39-07The Landmark publication The Safeguarding of the Audiovisual Heritage: Ethics, Principles and Preservation Strategy (IASA-TC 03) has been republished, with extensive revisions.

First published in 1997 and often known simply by its publication number IASA-TC 03, it has long been acknowledged internationally as a core statement of the audiovisual preservation community. For anyone concerned with the care of audiovisual heritage, familiarity with IASA-TC 03 is widely considered essential.

The 4th edition, written and reviewed by the Technical Committee of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA), is extensively revised, encompassing the proliferation of born-digital heritage and for the first time, moving image preservation.

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21 pages; PDF.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.