Guidelines for collection development recommendations
Details for recommending material to be included into the NFSA collection.
The NFSA uses the following procedures when writing recommendations:
- Description of collection, e.g.: two (2) cans containing 2 rolls of 35mm nitrate, two (2) reels of 16mm acetate etc.
- MEDIAFLEX acquisition information and title number if available
- Donor name
- Acq. code
- Acq. no.
- Date received
- Details of findings:
1.Title: either one that comes with the film and/or one that has been created
2.Brief description of films content
4.Condition: brief description only
5.Technical selection findings: (copies in collection with similar footage, preservation and condition)
- Recommendation: acquire/ return to donor/offer overseas ‘OS’/to be destroyed
- Prepare material for preservation copying or telecine transfer