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Guidelines: Digital Imaging Framework
Still Image Working Group

This document is intended to serve as a coherent framework to describe and validate imaging performance and quality, and is based on existing international standards to the extent possible. The document is in two parts – with Part I providing a taxonomic structure and Part II providing operational metrics and criteria for evaluating digital image characteristics.

The most current version of Digital Imaging Framework is available for download below. Public review and comment for this document closed on November 15, 2008. All comments were reviewed and considered by the Still Image Working Group before creating this document. The Working Group is always interested in receiving additional comments and any document may be revised when warranted; please submit comments using the link provided below.

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Current Document

Digital Imaging Framework (PDF, 155 KB)

Approved by Working Group – April 2, 2009

Working Groups

Still Image Working Group
This group is involved in a cooperative effort to develop common digitization guidelines for still image materials.

Audio-Visual Working Group
The goal for this working group is to identify, establish, and disseminate information about standards and practices for the digital reformatting of audio-visual materials by federal agencies.

Last Updated: 11/07/2016