Topic: EU projects

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Linked Open Data in Libraries Archives and Museums 2017 Summit – Applications open

The Fourth International Linked Open Data in Libraries, Archives and Museums (LODLAM) summit will be held in Venice, Italy, at the Fondazione Cini June 28-29 , 2017. LODLAM stands for Linked Open Data in Libraries, Archives and Museums. Linked data is a … 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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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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Rethinking Research and Policy Agendas on Cultural Heritage and European Identities – Policy Workshop

The European Union is at yet another crossroad after the Brexit referendum’s results, the overall rise of the Far Right in several EU countries, while another migrant and refugee flows crisis is still looming. Indeed the EU once more needs an … 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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Unlocking the Potential of Digital Archaeological Data – ARIADNE Final Conference

The ARIADNE Research Infrastructure final conference “Unlocking the Potential of Digital Archaeological Data” will be held in the beautiful Sala Luca Giordano in the Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Florence, Italy on Thursday 15th to Friday 16th December 2016. The Conference will … Continue reading


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Discover the story of Leonardo’s Colossus in the new Europeana virtual exhibition

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


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CREA Summer Academies and Europeana Space: collaboration!

CREA is an European Network of Summer Academies with the aim to strengthen entrepreneurship in innovative sectors by using ICT and Creativity as levers. Objective is to select and support talented students, who have a real interest in becoming entrepreneurs. In CREA, students come in … Continue reading