Knowledge & expertise

Reports

VIAA believes in the power of knowledge sharing. In the reports below you will find important findings and conclusions from several projects and inquiries VIAA has conducted in the past. These reports relate to our digitisation and archiving activities.

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Report: VIAA Preservation Reformatting

Statistics and notes on the reformatting of jpeg2000/mxf files to other preservation and access formats in the VIAA archive.

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Final report on digitisation of VCR

In this report we look back on the digitisation of VCR-cassettes. Late 2016, the digitisation of this carrier, part of VIAA’s second digitisation wave, was finalized. This report is available in dutch only.

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Final report on digitisation of U-Matic cassettes

In this report, we look back on the digitisation of the U-Matic cassettes. In December 2016, the digitisation of this second carrier, part of VIAA’s first digitisation wave, was completed. This report is available in dutch only.

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Final report on digitisation of wax cylinder

In this report we look back on the digitisation of the wax cylinders. The digitisation of this carrier, part of VIAA’s second digitisation wave, was finalized in the summer of 2016. This report is available in dutch only.

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Final report on digitisation of wire recordings

In this report we look back on the digitisation of the wire recordings. The digitisation of this carrier, part of VIAA’s second digitisation wave, was finalized in the summer of 2016. This report is available in dutch only.

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Final report on Common Thesaurus for Uniform Access

In this report, we look back on the project relating to a common thesaurus carried out by the Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision and VIAA. Between September 2015 and June 2016, this project was carried out with financing from the Dutch Language Union. This report is available in dutch only.

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Final report on digitisation of audio cassettes

In this report, we look back on the digitisation of the audio cassettes. At the end of February 2016, this digitisation was completed as part of VIAA’s first digitisation wave. This report is available in dutch only.

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Final report on digitisation of audio-CD-R

In this report, we look back on the digitisation of the audio CD-R carriers. This digitisation, part of VIAA’s second digitisation round, was completed in September 2015. This report is available in dutch only.

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Final report on digitisation of open reel video

In this report, we look back on the digitisation of the open reel video. In July 2015, the digitisation of this carrier, part of VIAA’s second digitisation wave, was completed. This report is available in dutch only.

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Final report on digitisation of Betamax

In this report, we look back on the digitisation of the Betamax cassettes. This digitisation, part of VIAA’s second digitisation round, was completed in July 2015. This report is available in dutch only.

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Final report on unified thesaurus feasibility study

This final report sketches a number of important insights as a result of the unified thesaurus project. Over the course of 2013 and 2014, this study was carried out in collaboration with iMinds and a number of players in the heritage and culture sector. This report is available in dutch only.

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