National Preservation Program Office
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Fact Sheet

Magnetic Media Preservation: Selected Bibliography

Compiled by
Mark Roosa

Association for Recorded Sound Collections. Associated Audio Archives Committee. Audio Preservation: A Planning Study. Silver Spring, Maryland: Association for Recorded Sound Collections, 1987.

Bertram, H. Neal and Michael K. Stafford. "The Print-Through Phenomena." Journal of the Audio Engineering Society 28:10 (October 1980).

Bertram, H.N., and A. Eshel. Recording Media Archival Attributes (Magnetic). Redwood City, CA: Ampex Corporation, 1979.

Bertram, H.N., and E.F. Cuddihy. "Kinetics of the Humid Aging of Magnetic Recording Tape." Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transactions on Magnetics 18: 5 (September 1982).

Bradshaw, R., et. al. "Chemical and Mechanical Performance of Flexible Magnetic Tape Containing Chromium Dioxide." I.B.M. Journal of Research and Development 30:2 (March 1986).

Brown, D.W., R.E. Lowery and L.E. Smith. Predictions of Long-Term Stability of Polyester-Based Recording Media. National Bureau of Standards Institute Report 86-3474. Progress report to June 1986. Washington, D.C.: National Bureau of Standards, 1986.

Calmes, Alan. "New Preservation Concern: Video Recordings." Commission on Preservation and Access Newsletter, 22 (April 1990) Washington: Commission on Preservation and Access, 1990.

Camras, Marvin. Magnetic Recording Handbook. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1988.

Committee on Preservation of Historical Records. Preservation of Historic Records: Magnetic Recording Media. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1986. Cuddihy, E.F. "Aging of Magnetic Recording Tape." IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 16: 4 (July 1980).

___ ___ "Magnetic Recording Tape; A Discussion of the Material Properties of Tape Having Relevance to the Storage, Performance, and System Effects." Communication, 1982.

___ ___ "Hygroscopic Properties of Magnetic Recording Tape." IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 12: 2 (March 1976).

Davison, P.S., P. Giles and D.A.R. Matthews. "Aging of Magnetic Tape: A Critical Bibliography and Comparison of Literature Sources." The Computer Journal 11: 241-246.

Fontaine, L.M. Degradation de l'Enregistrement Magnetique Audio; Processus de Deterioration de l'Enregistrement Analogique. 1987 (unpublished).

Geller, S.B. Care and Handling of Computer Magnetic Storage Media. NBS Special Publication 500-101. Washington, D.C.: Institute for Computer Sciences and Technology, National Bureau of Standards, 1983.

Hendriks, Klaus. "The Stability and Preservation of Recorded Images" Image Processes and Materials New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1989.

Kalil, F., ed. Magnetic Tape Recording for the Eighties. NASA Reference Publication 1075. Tape Head Interface Committee, 1982.

Mallinson, J.C. "The Next Decade in Magnetic Recording." IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 21:3 (May 1985).

___ ___ "On the Preservation of Human and Machine Readable Records. " International Technology and Libraries. (March 1988)

Olson, Nancy B. "Hanging Your Software Up to Dry." College and Research Libraries News 47:10 (November 1986).

Parson, Douglas. "Videotape Conservation and Restoration: Usual Defects, Possible Remedies," Minutes and Working Papers of the FIAT/IFTA 6th General Assembly, 29th September-1st October, 1986, Montreal. Madrid: International Federation of TV Archives (FIAT/IFTA), 1987.

Rikitake, Tsuneji. Magnetic and Electromagnetic Shielding. Tokyo; Terra Scientific Pub. Co.; Dordrecht; Boston: D. Reidel Pub. Co,; Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1987. Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Pickett, A.G., and M.M. Lemcoe. Preservation and Storage of Sound Recordings. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1959.

"Practice Safe Computing." in SpeciaList, The Newsletter of Special Libraries Association, Vol. 13 (No. 7) July 1990.

Richmond, Joseph C. Transfer of Monochrome Video Information from Magnetic Tape to Motion Picture Film for Archival Storage. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Standards, 1978.

Smolian, Steven. "Preservation, Deterioration and Restoration of Recording Tape." ARSC Journal Vol. 19:2-3, 1987.

Sound Tape Recording, Television Tape Recording, and Film Techniques for the International Exchange of Programmes. Geneva: International Telecommunication Union, International Radio Consultative Committee, 1985.

Welz, Gehard. "On the Problem of Storing Videotapes" Archiving the Audio/Visual Heritage: a joint technical symposium. Postprints of a joint technical symposium held in Berlin, Germany in 1988 and sponsored by FIAT, FIAF, IASA, and ICA.

Wheeler, Jim. "Increasing the Life of Your Audio Tape" Journal of the Audio Engineering Society Vol. 36:4 (April 1988).

______ ___. "Long-term Storage of Videotape" SMPTE Journal (June 1983).


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