Targets and Certifications
(1)At the beginning of each roll there shall appear:
(a)A minimum of 24 linear inches of exposed and, processed blank film;
(b)Followed immediately by three exposures of clean, blank white paper or the density target;
(c)Followed by a planetary camera or rotary camera technical target of the type specified by the American National Standards Institute and the Association for Information and Image Management (hereafter ANSI/AIIM) in standards ANSI/AIIM MS19-1993; Recommended Practice for the Identification of Microforms and ANSI/AIIM MS23-2004P; Practice for Operational Procedures/Inspection and Quality Control of First-Generation Silver Gelatin Microform of Documents for the laboratory measurement of resolution and reduction ratio;
(d)Followed immediately by a “Start” target;
(e)Followed by a target indicating roll number;
(f)Followed immediately by a title sheet containing name of agency creating the records, series title of the records, starting identification (first records number, etc.) and reduction ratio. All missing documents or records shall be so identified with an appropriate target.
(2)At the end of each roll there shall appear:
(a)A target sheet including series title of the records filmed, ending identification (last record number, etc.);
(b)A Certificate of Legality and Authenticity, including the name and signature of the camera operator;
(c)Followed by a target indicating roll number;
(d)Followed by an “End of Reel” target;
(e)Followed by three exposures of clean, blank white paper or the density target;
(f)Followed by 24 inches of exposed and processed blank film.
(3)See the Archives Division Micrographics Manual for instructions on use of these and other informational targets.
Rule 166-025-0020 — Targets and Certifications,