New York University AMIA Student Chapter will create a list of valuable resources for non-professionals who are interested in learning moving image preservation basics. We encourage all communities to take responsibility for their moving image items or collections.


IPI Media Storage Quick Reference Guide, Image Permanence Institute

  • A colorful, user-friendly introduction to storage for a range of mediums

Film Preservation Guide, National Film Preservation Foundation

  • The free downloadable PDF “introduces film preservation to nonprofit and public institutions that have collections of motion picture film but lack information about how to take care of them”

Video Preservation Handbook, Jim Wheeler

  • The free PDF offers basic instruction for dealing with videotape collections

MIAP Bibliography

  • A list of required and recommended readings for classes in the MIAP program.


Please check back soon for more links, references, and events!