“Guidelines for the Preservation of Video Recordings, IASA-TC 06, Part D: Planning, Setup, and Workflows for Video Digitisation” by International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives. 2018. Article.
Exhaustive technical outline and guide to planning, setting up equipment, and establishing workflows for a video digitization workstation. https://www.iasa-web.org/sites/default/files/publications/IASA-TC_06-D_20180611.pdf
“The Low Acuity for Blue: Perceptual Technics and American Color Television” by Jonathan Sterne and Dylan Mulvin. 2014. Article.
Exploration of theories and history of technological compression, specifically how media systems “economize signals,” using the lens of color television beginning in the 1950s. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1470412914529110
"AV Artifact Atlas" by Bay Area Video Coalition. 2013-Present. Web resource.
Authoritative and indispensable guide to analog and digital video errors and anomalies, complete with technical terminologies and streaming video examples. A must for all users! https://bavc.github.io/avaa/
"Compendium of Image Errors in Analogue Video" by Johannes Gfeller, Agathe Jarczyk, and Joanna Phillips. 2013. Book.
Useful guide for identifying videotape formats, image errors and playback condition assessments, accompanied by generous color illustrations and a DVD.
"Digital Video and HD: Algorithms and Interfaces" by Charles Poynton. 2003 and 2012. Book.
Authoritative technical explanation of digital video systems. The book's first edition contains extensive section on standard definition video that is excised in later editions.
"A Primer on Codecs for Moving Image and Sound Archives & 10 Recommendations for Codec Selection and Management" by Chris Lacinak/Audiovisual Preservation Solutions. 2010. Article.
An explanation of codecs and what to pay attention to when assessing a digital video codec for long term sustainability. https://www.weareavp.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/AVPS_Codec_Primer.pdf