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Zaštita i konverzija audio zapisa u arhivima
Protection and conversion of audio tapes in the archives

Author(s): Siniša Domazet
Subject(s): Archiving, Preservation, Electronic information storage and retrieval
Published by: Arhiv Tuzlanskog kantona
Keywords: A/V arhivi; digitalizacija; karakteristike audio zapis; metapodaci; skladištenje i čuvanje; procedure rekonstrukcije; migracija podataka; audio formati; bit rate; sampling rate; frekvencija;

Summary/Abstract: Due to the fact that we live in an age of advanced technology development, we have the opportunity to take a peek into the past in a way that is less than one human life was almost unthinkable. We can hear the voice of the writer or statesman who died more than 50 years, listen to an aria or traditional song recorded before World War II or hear sounds, taken during the dramatic events in history as that now there are. To make all this possible in the future, it is best to take advantage of digitizing audio files. Each migration process carries with it some risk of irreversible data loss, but without this process, it would be in the recent time definitely happened. The aim of this paper is to present the basic formats of audio files, their characteristics and processes and technology behind them. Shown is the difference between analog and digital audio, presented the adopted standards of the recording and the previous record holder, the steps you need to take when migrating data in archives, necessary hardware and proper storage.

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 17
  • Page Range: 291-305
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian