Any form of use of NFSA Film, Sound, Video or Documentation Collections. Access may be in response to a client initiative, or initiated from within the NFSA in the form of publication or marketing requirements.
A copy of an item from the Collection and called an access copy. The access copy is often made from a duplicating copy which has been made from the original or preservation copy. It is available for use by NFSA for either internal use or external loan.
The access copy enables access to the content of a work without incurring risk to the original work or preservation copy.