Boston University, Preservation Studies Program. Culture Shock: Fire Protection for Historic and Cultural Property, 1995.
VHS NTSC color videotape, 23 minutes. Available from National Park Service, National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, NSU Box 5682, Natchitoches, LA 71497 US. +1 318 357 6464. Free.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Turning to Dust, 1990.
VHS color videotape NTSC or PAL, 45 minutes. This videotape focuses on scientific aspects of the deterioration of library and archival materials. Shows how scientists and librarians in the United States and Canada are seeking solutions to preservation problems. Environmental control, mass deacidification, paper strengthening, preservation microfilming, and increased use of alkaline paper are featured. Available from Filmakers Library, 124 East 40th St., New York, NY 10016 US. +1 212 808 4980. For rent US$65; for purchase US$195 plus shipping and handling.
Edith Cowan University. The Records Environment. Occasional VHS Video Series. Perth: Media Production Unit, Edith Cowan University, 1992- . Specific titles:
‘Archives’: 28 minutes 5 seconds
‘Electronic Recordkeeping’: 20 minutes 19 seconds
‘Records Management Concepts’: 26 minutes
‘The Oldest Profession: Records Management in the Western World’: 27 minutes
‘The Records Retention and Disposal Schedule’: 22 minutes 45 seconds
Each film in this series of five videos may be ordered in PAL, NTSC or SECAM formats for A$99 each; A$380 for the set of five. Add postage and packing of A$8 within Australia or A$17 for destinations outside Australia. Send orders to Media Production Unit, Edith Cowan University, Pearson Street, Churchlands, WA 6018 Australia. Email: Karen Anderson firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Records Management Trust (IRMT). Three VHS documentary videos are currently available from the International Records Management Trust in PAL, NTSC or SECAM format. Send orders to IRMT, 12 John Street, London WC1N 2EB UK. Email: email@example.com. Each film is £25. Prices include airmail postage.
Protecting the People: Records Management and Citizens’ Rights in Ghana, 1996.
Toward Good Government: Records Management and Public Sector Reform in Tanzania, 1996.
The Retu rn to Democracy: Accountability and Documentary Evidence in The Gambia. United Nations office for Project Services, 1997.
Library of Congress. Library Preservation: Fundamental Techniques, 1986.
VHS NTSC color. Six videotapes filmed as proceedings of the ‘hands-on’ sessions presented at the American Library Association/Library of Congress institute held in