Media acquisition and Archive Workflow - Ryan Jenkins

Charlie Watts (Editor)

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationEditorial

Abstract

Those of you involved with archiving will know all too well that the issue of how to get material to the archive can be as simple as using a portable hard drive, but this is only ideal for small projects as they can take a while to read/write. Another thing to look at could be a portable solid state drive, faster than an HDD but more expensive for the same storage space. However I discovered that all of these solutions have one major issue - they have to be transported from one place to another. Depending on where you decide to have your archive it could be as close as the next room, but if you were a large company with many post houses and an archive center travelling from one to another can be a costly task. With the use of a drop box system networked from all post houses to the archive center it can be a quick and easy process.
Original languageEnglish
No.109
Specialist publicationKitPlus
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jan 2016

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