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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 17. Libraries and Cultural Resources
Agency 15. Library of Virginia (Library Board)
Chapter 20. Standards for Microfilming Public Records

17VAC15-20-110. Certification.

Certification for archival quality processing shall be based upon the methylene blue test analysis. Processed microfilm must have a concentration of greater than zero but shall not exceed .014 g/m2 in a clear film area. This concentration is different for fine-grain archival films; see ANSI 9.1 – 1992 for these settings. Film processed in-house shall be tested and certified once every two weeks or as deemed necessary by the Imaging Services Branch, LVA. Processing services performed off-site shall include provisions requiring that the methylene blue test shall be performed every 24 hours.

Statutory Authority

§§ 42.1-8 and 42.1-82 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR440-01-137.1 § 6.2, eff. July 9, 1986; amended, Volume 07, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 1991; Volume 17, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2001.

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