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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 17. Libraries And Cultural Resources
Agency 15. Library of Virginia (Library Board)
Chapter 50. Standards for Computer Output Microfilm (Com) for Public Records

17VAC15-50-30. Standards.

Permanent records generated on COM shall comply with the following standards approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM):


Imaging Media (Film)—Silver-Gelatin Type—Specifications for Stability.

Imaging Media—Photographic Processed Films, Plates and Papers—Filing Enclosures and Storage Containers.

Imaging Media—Processed Safety Photographic Film—Storage.

PH 1.51—1983
Micrographic Sheet and Roll Films—Dimensions.

Photography—Determination of Residual Thiosulfate and Other Related Chemicals in Processed Photographic Materials—Methods Using Iodine-Amylose, Methylene Blue and Silver Sulfide

PH 2.19—1986
Conditions for Diffuse and Doubly Diffuse Transmission Measurements.


Recommended Practice for Alphanumeric Computer-Output Microforms—Operational Practices for Inspection and Quality Control.

Recommended Practice for Identification of Microforms.

Practice for Operational Procedures/Inspection and Quality Control of First-Generation Silver-Gelatin Microfilm of Documents.

Recommended Practice for Operational Procedures/Inspection and Quality Control of Duplicate Microforms of Documents and From COM.

Recommended Practice for Inspection of Stored Silver-Gelatin Microforms for Evidence of Deterioration

MS-28 1996
Alphanumeric COM Quality Test Slide.

TR-2 1992
Glossary of Imaging Technology.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR440-01-137.5 § 3.1, eff. July 9, 1986; amended, Virginia Register Volume 7, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 1991; Volume 17, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2001.

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