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Wednesday, November 18 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Poster: Library of Congress Recommended Format Statement 2.0: Purpose, Process, Impact

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A resource for digital collections of all sizes, the 2020-2021 Recommended Formats Statement (RFS 2.0) is the product of a new, transparent process to assess analog and digital formats suitable for preservation. This poster will include: a brief introduction to the Recommended Format Statement; how RFS 2.0 can be utilized in moving image archives of all sizes the process for developing the Recommended Format Statement for analog and digital moving image formats; the need for the Recommended Format Statement to include commercial, open source, and industry formats; how these formats map to the Levels of Preservation and the Library of Congress Sustainability of Digital Formats website; and how subject matter experts at the Library of Congress collaborated on the evaluation of formats.

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Laura Drake Davis

Library of Congress
Laura Drake Davis is a Digital Specialist at the Library of Congress in the Moving Image Section. In this role, Laura processes born-digital moving image content, develops new workflows for born-digital content and develops strategies for metadata capture and transformation. A certified... Read More →

Wednesday November 18, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am PST
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