Topic: digital archive

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Image and Research Conference 2016 report

by David Iglésias Franch (CRDI). photos courtesy of CRDI. In the third week of November (from 16th to 18th) it was held a new edition of the Image and Research Conference, organized by the Centre for Image Research and Diffusion … Continue reading


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A technological innovation to serve changing archaeological practice – ArchAIDE project press conference

ArchAIDE Project A technological innovation to serve changing archaeological practice Take a picture and discover the past! Press Conference: Friday, December 2, 2016, 11:30 am Location: Rome, San Michele a Ripa Complex – Room Molajoli A team of researchers have … Continue reading


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Results of the PREFORMA Experience Workshop

Presentations and photos of the PREFORMA Experience Workshop are now available online. Hosted at the Kulturforum in Berlin, the event featured keynote presentations by international experts in digital preservation, use cases and experiments of conformance checking at memory institutions and live demonstrations of the software developed by the three suppliers working in the project. Continue reading


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Open Repositories 2017 call for proposals / Deadline on November 30th

For OR2017 the theme is Open : Innovation | Knowledge | Repositories, aiming to reflect how the Open Repository community continues to be at the forefront of developments, sharing knowledge, and working as an enabler of scholarship and open science. … Continue reading


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veraPDF 0.26 released for download

The latest version of veraPDF includes the first beta release of our purpose-built PDF parser and validation model. It can be used alongside the PDFBox parser to compare the results. In addition, veraPDF 0.26 has a new batch processor that produces multi-item reports. veraPDF 1.0 will be released in December marking the end of the PREFORMA prototyping phase. Please support our efforts by downloading and testing the software. Continue reading


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DPF Manager Updates

DPFManager is the most advanced TIFF conformance checker for digital preservation that has been created and designed by a strong community of experts who are highly interested in file format validation for digital preservation. DPF Manager allows archivists to know the state of their TIFF images in terms of preservation. It validates the files with the main standards (Baseline 6, TIFF-EP, TIFF-IT), and additionally checks the conformance to the newest TIFF for Archival (TI/A) Recommendations (in process of ISO standardization). Continue reading


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Digital Past 2017

Digital Past is a two day conference which showcases innovative digital technologies and techniques for data capture, interpretation and dissemination of the heritage of Wales, the UK and beyond. The conference aims to promote learning, discussion and debate around a … Continue reading


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Pop-Up Museum: ready, steady, go!

A strong group of E-Space partners from different Pilots is at work for developing an integrated outcome for creative reuse of digital cultural heritage: the Pop-Up Museum. Most of the action at the moment is in the hands of partners … Continue reading


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Europeana launches crowd source campaign to decipher unique First World War testimonies

Europeana launches Transcribe Europeana 1914-1918 — an online crowdsourcing campaign to unlock important testimonies of the First World War for future generations by transcribing handwritten texts that are otherwise difficult to read and cannot be searched or translated automatically online. … Continue reading