Preservation

Are products defined for all media types?

While the Digitization Services Branch reformats a wide variety of material, it does not handle all the special media types held in NARA collections. This list, compiled from the NARA LCDRG Format Authority List and Dimension Authority List, details the coverage.

Aerial film and prints: Products available: Still and Aerial Photographs
Aperture card: No products available
Audio cartridge: Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Audio cassette: Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Audio disk: 16 rpm: Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Audio disk: 160 rpm: Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Audio disk: 33 1/3 rpm: Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Audio disk: 45 rpm: Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Audio disk: 50 rpm: Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Audio disk: 78 rpm: Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Audio disk: 120 rpm: Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Audio minicassette: Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Audio mini disc (MD): Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Audio tape/reel: 1 7/8 ips Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Audio tape/reel: 7.5 ips Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Audio tape/reel: 15 ips Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Audio tape/reel: 15/16 ips Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Audio tape/reel: 3 3/4 ips Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Audio tape/reel: 30 ips Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Audio wire recording: Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Bound volumes: Products available: Textual and Microfilm
Cards: Products available: Textual and Microfilm
Cased photograph/Direct positive: Products available: Still and Aerial Photographs
Clothing: Products available: Objects and Artifacts
Collage: Products available: Objects and Artifacts
Compact Disc (CD): Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Cylinder: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general audio product specifications: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Decorative object: Products available: Objects and Artifacts
Dictation belt: Amertape: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general audio product specifications: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Dictation belt: Dictabelt: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general audio product specifications: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Dictation belt: Dictalog Belt: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general audio product specifications: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Dictation belt: Dictaphone Dictabelt: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general audio product specifications: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Dictation belt: Magnabelt: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general audio product specifications: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Dictation belt: Sonobelt: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general audio product specifications: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Digital audio tape (DAT): Products available: Audio [Sound Recordings]
Digital versatile deck (DVD): Products available: Video
Digitally produced print: Products available: Still and Aerial Photographs
Drawing: Products available: Textual and Microfilm
Film negative: Products available: Motion Picture
Film reel: 120 mm: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general film product specifications: Motion Picture
Film reel: 16 mm: Products available: Motion Picture
Film reel: 16/32 mm: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general film product specifications: Motion Picture
Film reel: 28 mm: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general film product specifications: Motion Picture
Film reel: 35 mm: Products available: Motion Picture
Film reel: 35/32 mm: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general film product specifications: Motion Picture
Film reel: 65 mm: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general film product specifications: Motion Picture
Film reel: 70 mm: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general film product specifications: Motion Picture
Film reel: 8 mm: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general film product specifications: Motion Picture
Film reel: 9.5 mm: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general film product specifications: Motion Picture
Film reel: s16 mm: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general film product specifications: Motion Picture
Film reel: s8 mm: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general film product specifications: Motion Picture
Filmstrip: Products available: Textual and Microfilm
Flag/Banner: Products available: Objects and Artifacts
Frame: Products available: Objects and Artifacts
Furniture: Products available: Objects and Artifacts
Glass negative: Products available: Still and Aerial Photographs
Graphic material: Products available: Textual and Microfilm
Interpositive transparency: Products available: Still and Aerial Photographs
Jewelry: Products available: Objects and Artifacts
Medals/insignia: Products available: Objects and Artifacts
Microfiche: Products available: Textual and Microfilm
Microfilm: Products available: Textual and Microfilm
Microopaque: No products available
Negative: Products available: Still and Aerial Photographs
Painting: Products available: Objects and Artifacts
Paper: Products available: Textual and Microfilm
Parchment: Products available: Objects and Artifacts
Photographic print: Products available: Still and Aerial Photographs
Professional disc (PFD): No products available
Sculpture: Products available: Objects and Artifacts
Slide: Products available: Still and Aerial Photographs
Stone/mineral/gem: Products available: Objects and Artifacts
Thread/fibers: Products available: Objects and Artifacts
Tracing cloth: Products available: Objects and Artifacts
Transparency: Products available: Still and Aerial Photographs
Video cassette: D1: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general video product specifications: Video
Video cassette: D2: Products available: Video
Video cassette: D3: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general video product specifications: Video
Video cassette: D5: Products available: Video
Video cassette: D6: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general video product specifications: Video
Video cassette: D9-HD: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general video product specifications: Video
Video cassette: DCT: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general video product specifications: Video
Video cassette: Digital 8: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general video product specifications: Video
Video cassette: Digital Betacam: Products available: Video
Video cassette: DV mini/mini DV: Products available: Video
Video cassette: DVCAM: Products available: Video
Video cassette: DVCPRO50/P: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general video product specifications: Video
Video cassette: DVCPRO/D7: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general video product specifications: Video
Video cassette: DVC Pro HD: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general video product specifications: Video
Video cassette: Hi 8: Products available: Video
Video cassette: M: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general video product specifications: Video
Video cassette: M2: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general video product specifications: Video
Video cassette: MPEG IMX: Products available: Video
Video cassette: PFD: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general video product specifications: Video
Video cassette: S-VHS: Products available: Video
Video cassette: U-matic: Products available: Video
Video cassette: U-maticSP: Products available: Video
Video cassette: VHS: Products available: Video
Video cassette: Video8: Products available: Video
Video open reel: 1/2" EIAJ Type 1: Products available: Video
Video open reel: 1" Type A: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general video product specifications: : Video
Video open reel: 1" Type C: Products available: Video
Video open reel: 2" Helical Ampex - 1500: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general video product specifications: : Video
Video open reel: 2" Helical IVC - 900: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general video product specifications: : Video
Video open reel: 2" Quad: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general video product specifications: : Video
Videodisk: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general video product specifications: : Video
Weapon: Products available: Objects and Artifacts
Wire recording: Source format not specifically covered. Work would likely be outsourced but final products would conform to general audio product specifications: : Audio [Sound Recordings]
X-Ray: Products available: Still and Aerial Photographs

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