Topic: digital archive

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Pratt Institute School of Information in NY – Master of Science Museums and Digital Culture

The Master of Science in Museums and Digital Culture (MDC) of the Pratt Institute in NY (School of Information) is an innovative program that breaks new ground as the first museum master’s degree designed for the digital world, advancing the concept … Continue reading


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PREFORMA International Conference

The PREFORMA project invites all the members of the digital preservation community to attend the International Conference – Shaping our future memory standards, which will be held in Tallinn on 11-12 October 2017. The event is a great opportunity to ask and exchange with international experts, fellow archivists and even Open Source developers about file format questions, issues and challenges we are facing today. Continue reading


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Archaeology and Architecture in Europeana, workshop by CARARE & Europeana

This two-day workshop is jointly hosted by CARARE and Europeana at the University of Leiden, Faculty of Archaeology.  The theme of the workshop is Archaeology and Architecture in Europeana. The physical remains of Europe’s rich heritage are all around us. The … Continue reading


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EVA 2017 SAINT PETERSBURG: Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts

Announcement on the International conference EVA 2017 SAINT PETERSBURG: Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts, which will be held on 22-23 June 2017 at the ITMO University, Lomonosov str., bld. 9. The working language of the conference is English. The … Continue reading


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File formats for preservation

Riksarkivet (the Swedish National Archive) has been invited to the IS&T conference Archiving 2017 to hold a course about file formats for preservation on the 15th of May. The course will take the form of a workshop with the purpose to concretise the work done in Riksarkivet’s research and development program ArkivE 2.0 by using the tools developed in the PREFORMA project. Continue reading


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Workshop on Computer Vision in Digital Humanities @DH2017- Call for Abstracts

*Call for Abstracts* / Computer Vision in Digital Humanities 3rd Workshop on AVinDH, to be held at the Digital Humanities Conference DH2017, Montreal, Canada Date: 7 August 2017 Deadline for Abstracts: 31 May 2017 url:  https://avindhsig.wordpress.com/workshop-2017-montreal/call-for-abstract/    *Workshop Overview* This full-day … Continue reading


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Workshop on the Integration of Heritage Digital Resources

CNRS MAP, together with FORTH-ICS is organising a Workshop on the Integration of Heritage Digital Resources. The aim of the workshop is to introduce the participants to the concept of linked data and to a selection of data curation tools that can be used for … Continue reading


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veraPDF 1.4 released and available to download

We are pleased to announce that the new release of veraPDF, the open source file format validator for PDF/A documents, is available to download on the PREFORMA Open Source Portal. veraPDF 1.4 has a new GUI wizard for creating custom policy files. Significant performance optimisations have been made to the greenfield PDF parser. Testing and user feedback is key to improving the software. Please download and use the latest release. Continue reading


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Workshop on “Advances in Digital Cultural Heritage”

In Madeira it is organised a Workshop on “Advances in Digital Cultural Heritage”, next 28th of June 2017. This Workshop aims to bring together experts, stakeholders, policy makers and leaders from the domain, addressing current challenges in the field and … Continue reading