Jisc: Audiovisual research data

« A guide to managing digital media for anyone using it as an integral part of carrying out research.


Digital audiovisual material is an important form of research data. It is raw material for observational and experimental analysis, for practice-based learning, and research communication.

Large-scale digitisation has opened up historical collections for academic use, alongside a massive increase in born-digital material. Media technology evolves rapidly, and today’s research projects have to plan to retain material for future repurposing, including potential re-analysis by yet-to-be-developed tools. (…) »