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Digital Reformatting & Microfilm Services (DRMS) in the Preservation Department provides a spectrum of services with regards to the preservation of information in volumes and on obsolete media. Through working with a wide variety of vendors DRMS preserves and provides access to the intellectual content of both the written word and audio & visual media.
Started in 2007, this is a collaborative effort by federal agencies to define common guidelines, methods, and practices for digitizing historical content. As part of this, two working groups are studying issues specific to two major areas, Still Image and Audio Visual.