- Experts from Florence’s Museo Galileo use the artist’s original manuscripts, and new digital reconstructions, to bring this incredible project to life.
Europeana, the European digital library, just launched a new online exhibition, focused on the story and project of Leonardo’s monument to celebrate Francesco Sforza, the founder of the Sforza dynasty in Milan. In 7 chapters and enriched with interesting stories, … Continue reading →
- the integrated outcome of the E-Space Pilots is nearly ready to showcase in various events in the coming months.
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 →
Topic: digital archive
After the two successful events organised last year in Stockholm and in Berlin, the PREFORMA project invites all the members of the digital preservation community to attend the PREFORMA Innovation Workshop which will be held in Padua on 7 March 2017. Register now not to miss this opportunity to meet our developers, share your experiences and learn more about the tools! Continue reading
The veraPDF consortium announced the release of veraPDF 1.0, an open-source industry-supported PDF/A validator. Led by the Open Preservation Foundation and the PDF Association, veraPDF validates all parts and conformance levels of ISO 19005 (PDF/A). The software is available under a MPLv2+/GLPv3+ license. The software is available to download on the PREFORMA Open Source Portal. Please help us improve the software by downloading and testing it. Continue reading
DPF Manager has been updated to version Version 3.1. This new version includes new features, improvements and bugfixes. One important change on this release is that we have created two new independent projects for the implementation checker and the policy checker with the aim of improving the project modularity. Donwload the tool on the Open Source Portal ant try it! Don’t forget to send us your feedback to help improving the software! Continue reading
blog by Europeana Sounds appeared on Europeana on 19 December 2016. The Music Collections of this month is focused on anthropology and its links with sounds and music studies, in France and in the world. Ethnomusicologists seek to understand what is music and … Continue reading
The PREFORMA project works on one of the main challenges memory institutions are facing nowadays: the long-term preservation of digital data. This issue is also important for LIBER’s community. They’re therefore collaborating with PREFORMA to encourage memory institutions to answer a PREFORMA survey on this topic. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated, and will help to shape future memory standards. Continue reading
The latest version of veraPDF, the industry-supported open source, file-format validator for all parts and conformance levels of PDF/A, is now available to download on the PREFORMA Open Source Portal. This is the final version before version 1.0, which is expected to be released on January 9th 2017 making it an effective release candidate. New features include the schematron based policy checker and a fully functional greenfield implementation. Please help us improve the software by downloading and testing it. Continue reading
The Media Studies Commission of the International Federation of Television Archives announces its forthcoming international seminar to take place in Paris, on March 20th, 2017. The one-day seminar is dedicated to the media coverage of different political and social events that … Continue reading
On 30 January 2017, h. 10-14, in Rome at Associazione Civita, Digital Cultural Heritage, Arts & Humanities School (DiCultHer) education network will present the new activities focused on engagement of youth with cultural heritage. In particular: a) the results of the public … Continue reading
by Frederik Temmermans, imec On the 29th of November, Europeana Space organised a seminar entitled “The Ghent Altarpiece in 100 Billion Pixels” at the imec offices in Brussels. During the seminar, the Europeana Space educational demonstrator “Photographic investigation of artworks” … Continue reading
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 (CRDI) of the Girona City Council with the collaboration of the Association of Archivists of Catalonia. Around 200 people attended representing fifteen different countries and the PREFORMA project was presented by Magnus Geber, Antonella Fresa, Sònia Oliveras i Artau, Peter Pharow and Miquel Montaner. Continue reading