Topic: museum & library information systems

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EVA London 2017: conference, exhibitions, a research workshop and numerous of demonstration sessions

Held annually in July, EVA London is one of the international Electronic Visualisation & the Arts conferences. The first EVA conference was held in 1990, with the intention to create a space for people using or interested in the new technologies to share … Continue reading


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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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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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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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Restoration, Archaeology and Museum Technologies are meeting at ‘’Heritage Istanbul’’

The only exhibition that gathers together Restoration, Archaeology, and Museum Technologies under one roof, ‘’HERITAGE ISTANBUL’’ will take place on 27-29 April 2017 at Hilton Istanbul Convention & Exhibition Center. ‘’HERITAGE ISTANBUL’’ organized by TG Expo to open new paths … 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


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Join the Group of Experts for the creation of the EU H2020 Manifesto on Digital Heritage and Virtual Museums

Virtual Multimodal Museum (ViMM – www.vi-mm.eu) is a high-visibility and participative Coordination and Support Action (CSA), funded under the EU Horizon 2020 programme (CULT-COOP-8-2016). ViMM brings together Europe and the world’s leading public and private sector organisations working on Virtual … Continue reading


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MuPop, the Pop-Up Museum exhibition tool created within E-Space goes to Ohio!

The conference MW17: Museums and the Web (this year taking place in Cleveland, Ohio, April 19-22) will feature advanced research and exemplary applications of digital practice for cultural, natural and scientific heritage. During the conference, a 1-hour demonstration by Brigitte Jansen … Continue reading