PrestoSpace Preservation Guide

The PrestoSpace Preservation Guide is a website for archives and the public, providing information about the processes and strategic thinking necessary for the preservation of audiovisual media.

This guide shows how to:

  • conserve old formats
  • digitise for transfer to new formats
  • create digital file formats
  • use digital restoration
  • use mass storage
  • provide electronic and web access

It also gives advice for institutions seeking to make their overall mission and preservation goals more concrete. Topics include:

  • how to estimate costs – for specific projects and for long-term maintenance
  • how to fund preservation
Last reviewed: 
22 February, 2012