Here, we collect publications to help you with your digital archiving practice – making it easy for you to find relevant reports, records, tender dossiers and tech blogs from meemoo itself.
Final report on digitisation project SIRDUKE
In this report, we look back at SIRDUKE, the project in which damaged lacquer disks were optically digitised, to save the audio recordings. For this project, which ran from November 2020 to October 2021, we worked together with Gecko, VRT and INA.
Report: SCALA focus day & digital archiving solutions for the cultural heritage sector
The first phase of SCALA, the pilot project on sustainable storage for digital private law archives, is complete. To conclude the project and create a starting point for the next phase, the AIDA network (the nine institutions behind SCALA) organised a focus day on 26 April to share ideas about archiving and preserving born-digital archives and collections. Here is the report.
Helpdesk requests uncovered: what are they, who makes them and what are they about?
We receive more and more helpdesk requests in our virtual letterbox every year. In 2020, we counted almost 300 requests for advice from over 150 different people and organisations. But who actually calls on our services, what requests do they make, and what do they think of us? We explain everything here.
- Tech Blog
Results FFv1 and MKV study
In 2013, meemoo chose MXF as a container and JPEG2000 as an encoding for our archive masters, together with content partners from the heritage sector. The technological development of audiovisual codecs does not stand still and the development and possible standardisation of FFv1 and MKV are interesting evolutions. In this blogpost we explain the results of an exploratory study about MKV and FFv1 which meemoo carried out in the margins of the Preforma project together with Packed vzw and Media Area.
Rapport: meemoo Preservation Reformatting
Statistics and notes on the reformatting of jpeg2000/mxf files to other preservation and access formats in the meemoo archive.
‘Depositing digital publications - a legislative framework for Belgium’ by the Flemish Heritage Library
Meemoo was a partner in this project, which is a follow-up to the feasibility study ‘Depositing digital publications from Flanders’ in 2014.
In this report, we look back on the project relating to a common thesaurus carried out by the Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision and meemoo. Between September 2015 and June 2016, this project was carried out with financing from the Dutch Language Union. This report is available in dutch only.
Over the course of 2013 and 2014, this study was carried out in collaboration with iMinds (now imec) and a number of players in the heritage and culture sector. This report is available in dutch only.
Meemoo was a partner during the exploratory study of 'Depositing digital publications from Flanders’ by the Flemish Heritage Library.
Search on CEST
At projectcest.be you can learn how to use standards in the creation and management of your digital cultural heritage collections, as well as how to make them accessible.
Search on TRACKS
At projecttracks.be you can learn how you as an artist or arts organisation can use tools and guidelines to take care of your archive and collections.