An introduction to all of the issues - from cleaning and storage to cataloging and copyright. Also includes glossaries for video and preservation, a bibliography and extensive links to other organizations and sites of interest.
Discusses the practices of the Bay Area Video Coalition.
SVHS, Betacam SP, DigiBeta and D1 are preferred formats. 8mm/Hi-8 is not recommended, because of small tape, lower quality, and not digital. DV/Digital8 has reasonable compression, but is not recommended because tapes are small, DVCPRO 50 offers better quality but is still very small.