Provides basic information and simple steps to take for the good care, handling, and storage of collections of various format types.
Provides basic guidance to individuals about preserving personal and family memories in digital form.
NEDCC is a trusted source of information on caring for collections, both physical and digital. The Center is a national leader in training on digital preservation and can offer advice on building sustainable digital collections.
Contact a professional for advice or conservation treatment.
A free file renaming software for Windows. Add date/time stamps, replace numbers, insert text, convert case, add auto-numbers, process folders and sub-folders, and more!
Bulk file renaming software for Mac. Renames your digital images by the date they were taken. Allows you to add prefixes and suffixes.
Considering donating your personal collections to an institution in the greater Los Angeles region? Use this directory to find the appropriate institution according to collection specialty. LA as Subject is a research alliance dedicated to preserving and improving access to the archival material of Los Angeles history.
Look here for a vendor to digitize your home movies. These transfer services have been vetted by the non-profit Center for Home Movies.
Insight about your digital death and afterlife.
The model on which LAPL's DIY Memory Lab is based. Contains handy links on how to set up your own digitization station, or start your own Memory Lab.
L.A.-based nonprofit that will digitize various film formats for a competitive rate.
Provides free film and videotape transfers and various audio formats of African Americana materials through the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
In partnership with the Library of Congress, the Stock Artists Alliance created the Photo Metadata Project to promote industry wide use of standardized photo metadata in every digital file.