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Guidelines for the NCSU Scholarly Publications Repository

January 2008

Appendix B
File Formats in the NCSU Scholarly Publications Repository

PDF is the preferred format for submissions to the Repository, and the original/”native” file from which the PDF is derived is welcomed for preservation purposes as well.  PDF is a widely accessible and more easily migrated than most formats.  For assistance in converting documents to PDF, please send email to:  library_facultypubs@ncsu.edu.

 

File Format

Extension

Level

Adobe PDF

pdf

supported

Postscript

ps, eps, ai

supported

GIF

gif

supported

JPEG

jpeg, jpg

supported

PNG

png

supported

TIFF

tiff, tif

supported

HTML

html, htm

supported

Text

txt

supported

Rich Text Format

rtf

Supported

DeVice Independent

dvi

Supported

XML

xml

supported

Microsoft Word

doc

partially supported

Microsoft Excel

xls

partially supported

MPEG Audio/MP3

mp3, mpa, abs, mpeg,

partially supported

MPEG, MPEG4

mpeg, mpg, mpe, mp4

partially supported

WAV

wav

partially supported

BMP

bmp

partially supported

Video Quicktime

mov, qt

partially supported

Other

 

unsupported