Preservation (Digital)

JPEG 2000 for Long-term Preservation: JP2 as a Preservation Format

D-Lib Magazine, May/June 2011, Volume 17, Number 5/6 - This article raises some issues in regards to ICC profiles and other suggested changes to enable better long term interoperability and minimise risks.
http://www.dlib.org/dlib/may11/vanderknijff/05vanderknijff.html

JPEG 2000 as a Preservation and Access Format for the Wellcome Trust Digital Library

A consultancy paper for the Welcome Library - The Wellcome Trust is developing a digital library over the next 5 years, anticipating a storage requirement for up to 30 million images. The Wellcome previously has used uncompressed TIFF image files as their archival storage image format. However, the storage requirement for many millions of images suggests that a better compromise is needed between the costs of secure long- term digital storage and the image standards used.

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