Deposit specs

For Digital AV Content

Preparing to deposit digital audio and video in the Stanford Digital Repository (SDR)?  Read these guidelines and use these tools to facilitate the process. Have questions? Write us at

Describing Digital Audio and Video for the SDR

Includes general guidelines and information about required and optional metadata fields as well as available templates. 

Preparing Digital Audio and Video Content for the SDR

How to select, name, encode, organize and deliver media files to the SDR. 

Documenting Your Digital Video Production

For media producers to provide detailed technical information that will be useful for optimal content preservation and delivery.