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Transfer: Move video and metadata from one device or location to another

Acquire: Receive video and metadata from source and add it to the collection

Organize: Organize digital video files and documentation

Store: keep videos for future use, manage the storage environment, and recover from data error

Catalog: Create a structured and searchable system for creating and managing metadata, and finding videos

Preserve: Ensure the collection will be preserved and accessible far into the future

Share: Make the collection accessible to others outside the organization

Other search names for audio/visual archival system:

  • Digital Library (electronic library)
  • Institutional Repositories (Academic Repositories)
  • Digital Preservation
  • Digital Asset Management
  • Video Cataloging

The Deming Cooperative - 2019