Robin Good: Digital Archiving Crib — Best Practices

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Robin Good
Robin Good

John Bell, web developer, PhD student and lecturer at the University of Maine has published a useful cheat sheet synthesizing the best file formats to work with, provide access to, and to permanently archive digital artworks. The visual guide provides archival file format references for text, audio, video and image contents as well as suggestions for ideal formats to use also for both working and for providing accessing to such digital contents. Useful. Handy. Informative. 8/10 Original article: http://www.hastac.org/blogs/belljo/2013/10/28/digital-documentation-art-workshop-and-fighting-bit-rot Cheat Sheet (PDF): http://novomancy.org/john/digital_archiving_cheat_sheet_mica.pdf