Preservation of Audiovisual Collections 

Friday 26 October 2012 , 9am-4.30pm
National Library of New Zealand, 8 Stanley Street, Parnell
Auckland  , Auckland 
$50. $40 reduced fee for  LIANZA Preservation SiG members

A one-day course in the care and preservation of audiovisual collections is offered by the National Preservation Office Te Tari Tohu Taonga.

The course is an intermediate level course for people who work in libraries, archives, iwi and Māori organisations who are responsible for the care and management of audio collections and video collections.

Places are limited to 25


Course topics

  • AV formats, their identification and history
  • AV-formats:  their deterioration, risks factors
  • Handling and storage
  • Replay and technology obsolescence
  • Digitisation
  • Digital preservation 



Nick Guy, Conservator Audiovisual Material, Alexander Turnbull Library

Bronwyn Officer, Senior Sound Conservator, Alexander Turnbull Library


For more information and Registration forms please contact:

Vicki-Anne Heikell

Phone: 04 474 3066



Ngā mihi nui mō te tautoko - Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA) – Preservation Special Interest Group