Bespoke conversions for small to medium sized institutions in need of outsourced services
Faithful conversion and/or duplication of audio cassette, photographs, text documents, video cassette, DVD, CD (multiple formats), 8mm, LPs, and Betamax according to responsible archival practice
Specializing in responsible archival practices for LAM institutions that require certain standards for internal best practices and grant requirements.
Restoration available for access copies
Custom metadata and consulting on access options for digitized resources
All files transferred according to digital archival standards, using Archivium’s own AIP or the institution’s, to ensure and maintain integrity of digital objects after transfer.
Preservation Master: high-resolution digital file*
audio: 96kHz/24bit resolution, in WAV or BWAV format
video: Uncompressed, JPEG2000, or other format
film: SD, HD
photographic: TIFF, minimum 600ppi
text documents: pdf/a
Web-accessible: “lossy” compression*
audio: MP3, MP4/AAC, etc.
moving image: varies based on the needs of the institution
Access Copy on physical media (optional)
audio: CD Audio
moving image: DVD-Video
photographic and textual: CD-RW
*all digital files include administrative, structural, and descriptive metadata as a matter of course