Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
5/20/2022

Part V. Microfilming Procedures

17VAC15-50-50. Procedures.

Procedures to be followed in establishing and operating a COM micrographic program for filming public records shall conform to standards set down in ANSI/AIIM MS23-1998 Practice for Operational Procedures/Inspection and Quality Control of First-Generation Silver-Gelatin Microfilm of Documents, ANSI/AIIM MS01-1996 Recommended Practice for Alphanumeric Computer-Output Microforms—Operational Practices for Inspection and Quality Control, AIIM MS28—1987 Alphanumeric COM Quality Test Slide and MS43- 1998 Recommended Practice for Operational Procedures/Inspection and Quality Control of Duplicate Microforms of Documents and From COM.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR440-01-137.5 § 5.1, eff. July 9, 1986; amended, Virginia Register Volume 7, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 1991; Volume 17, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2001.

17VAC15-50-60. Microimages.

Microimages, including the generation intended for use, shall contain all the significant record detail of the data base, and shall be easily read and reproduced. Microimages of the records shall be arranged, identified and indexed so that any component of the records can be located with reasonable ease.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR440-01-137.5 § 5.2, eff. July 9, 1986.

17VAC15-50-70. Densities.

All densities shall be consistent throughout the microform. The background density on negative appearing original silver masters shall meet or exceed 1.8. Background density on positive appearing silver masters shall be no greater than 0.30. Measurements are made using a densitometer properly calibrated from a step tablet.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR440-01-137.5 § 5.3, eff. July 9, 1986; and October 1, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 17, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2001.

17VAC15-50-80. Titling.

Each microfilm shall have eye readable titling. This titling shall include the office of origin, record series, inclusive information, date of filming and sequential numbering of the microforms.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR440-01-137.5 § 5.4, eff. July 9, 1986; amended, Virginia Register Volume 7, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 1991.

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