Topic: EU projects

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Framework agreement between DiCultHer and DARIAH.it

Pillar of this agreement between DiCultHer Digital Cultural Heritage, Arts & Humanities School education network and DARIAH.it, the Italian hub of the Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities, is to transfer the results of European research and to … Continue reading


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Interview with Kathryn Gronsbell

Kathryn is Digital Collections Manager at Carnegie Hall and she develops and supports sustainable practices around the digital asset lifecycle to ensure the availability and integrity of material related to the Hall. MediaConch is part of Carnegie Hall’s pre-ingest procedures to check the quality of the vendor output against the digitization specs. Continue reading


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DPF Manager 3.4 available to download

A lot of improvements and new features have been included in the new release of the DPF Manager. The most important changes are the inclusion of a Quick Check functionality that allows to perform a fast validation of the files, improved reports which include suggestions how to fix the errors that have been found in the collections and a new metadata fix to solve ascii encodings. The new release is available to download on the PREFORMA Open Source Portal. Try it! Continue reading


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ICT Proposers’ Day 2017

ICT Proposers’ Day 2017 will take place on 9 and 10 November in Budapest, Hungary. This networking event centres on European ICT Research & Innovation with a special focus on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2018-20. An Opening Ceremony … Continue reading


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Europeana 1914-1918 thematic collection launches during Europeana Transcribathon Campus Berlin 2017

Officially launching the new Europeana 1914-1918 thematic collection, Europeana Transcribathon Campus Berlin 2017 marks the next milestone for the crowdsourcing digital archive dedicated to the historical conflict, and puts a spotlight on the involvement of its community. On 22 and … Continue reading


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“Creative with Digital Heritage” – E-Space MOOC is again accepting enrollments for October 2017

For the second academic year, the E-Space MOOC “Creative with Digital Heritage” is accepting enrollments. Europeana Space was a EC-funded project about the creative reuse of digital cultural heritage, which concluded in March 2017 with “excellent” evaluation from the EC … Continue reading


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VIEW Journal Celebrates Fifth Anniversary with New Interface

VIEW Journal started five years ago as the first peer-reviewed, multimedia and open access e-journal in its field. The online open access journal now has a fresh new look. Its new interface makes reading and navigation easier. More importantly, it … Continue reading


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MediaConch in action! Issue #1

This is the first in a series of interviews with people using MediaConch within their institutions. Eddy Colloton is Assistant Conservator specializing in electronic media at the Denver Art Museum (DAM). DAM is planning to use MediaConch primarily for policy checking, as a form of quality assurance, to check that videotapes digitized by a vendor meet the museum’s target encoding and file format. Continue reading


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veraPDF 1.6 released

The latest release of veraPDF is available to download in the PREFORMA Open Source Portal. The validation logic and test corpus of veraPDF 1.6 have been updated to comply with the resolutions of the PDF Association’s PDF Validation Technical Working Group (TWG). The TWG brings together PDF technology experts to analyse PDF validation issues in a transparent way. To find out more about veraPDF and the PREFORMA project, join us at the PREFORMA International Conference in Tallinn on 11-12 October 2017. Continue reading


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NEM Summit 2017 – call for abstracts

The NEM Summit is an international conference and exhibition, open to co-located events and organised every year since 2008 by the NEM Initiative (New European Media – European Technology Platform – www.nem-initiative.org) for all those interested in broad area of Media and Content. … Continue reading