Digital Support Services (DSS)
University of Florida
P.O Box 117003
Gainesville, FL 32611 USA
Celebrating 100 years of IFAS and the Smith-Lever ActVisit the Florida Agriculture and Rural Life Collection for more.
The Haiti SunA collaborative project with the Duke University Archives, the DSS is scanning a run of the of the Haiti Sun from 1950-1962.
Ramón Figueroa Mexican & Cuban Film Poster Collection
Collection: Digital Library of the Caribbean
Drew Field EchoesDescription: Newspaper published at the Drew Field Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida.
Collection: Florida Digital Newspaper Library
Antique Maps, Historic Sanborn Maps, and Aerial Photography
Collection: Map & Imagery Library Digital Collections
Archie Carr and Sea TurtlesDescription: Archie Carr attaching weather balloons to sea turtles.
Collection: University Archives Photograph Collection
Alfred Browning ParkerDescription: Alfred Browning Parker, architectural drawings, from the University of Florida Architecture Archives
Collection: University of Florida Libraries Architecture Archives Collection
Digital Library Center: Average File Sizes
Online files are approximately 1/3 of the archival file size.
|Type||Average Archival File Size||Online, Derivatives (33%)|
|photo||27 MB||8.91 MB|
|archival page, color||27 MB||8.91 MB|
|archival page, grayscale||13.5 MB||4.45 MB|
|average archival||20.25 MB||6.68 MB|
|newspaper page||64MB (Texas Digital Newspaper Program)||21.12MB|
|microfilm reel (1,000 frames)||64,000 MB||21,334 MB|
|Map/large format||250 MB||82.5 MB|
|30 minute oral history audio & PDF transcript (born digital; multiple derivatives; assumes 500MB audio and 15 page PDF at archival grayscale size)||705 MB (varies)||233 MB (varies)|
|30 minute video from DVD file (born digital; multiple derivatives; assumes maximum full DVD size of 4.4GB)||3.5 GB (varies; assumes 1GB original file and alternate formats that add an additional 2.5X the size)||varies widely (can even be 0 if streaming via YouTube or similar and full files available only on request)|
|slide, 35mm (scanned at 4000dpi)||52 MB||17.16 MB|
|Color transparency (scanned at 900dpi)||52 MB||17.16 MB|
- MB to GB to TB converter
- Estimating pages: "A cubic foot of records comprises about 2,000 pages." (http://www.archives.gov/foia/ufos.html). The average archive box is 5 inches.
Last modified: Wednesday April 04 2012Laurie Taylor