Topic: museum & library information systems

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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


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PREFORMA Hands-on Sessions

Now that the PREFORMA prototypes are complete and functionally stable, the PREFORMA project is organising a series of hands-on session and training seminars to explain to the participants what does conformance checking mean, why is file format validation so important in long-term digital preservation, how to create their own policy profiles and how to download, install, configure and use the conformance checker to analyse their files. Continue reading


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veraPDF policy checking

The veraPDF software is capable of more than just PDF/A validation. It also provides a policy checker capable of carrying out custom PDF document checks beyond the scope of PDF/A validation. In this webinar we’ll be giving a demonstration of the policy checker, providing a brief, non-technical overview of the supporting technologies, helping you to get started, and showing how to report issues and get help. Continue reading


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Valorizzazione del patrimonio culturale: il design dei sistemi al suo servizio

Public round table which will take place on Saturday 18 March 2017 at 10:00 am, hosted by the Municipality of Orvieto (Sala Consiliare), to present the I level academic master in Digital Cultural Heritage Design System, which aims to provide participants with technical, operational and managerial knowledge for the management of istitutions, heritage and events in the filed of arts and culture, both material and immaterial. Continue reading


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Results of the PREFORMA Innovation Workshop

Hosted at the Botanical Garden in Padua, the PREFORMA Innovation Workshop brought together more than 100 attendees interested in digital preservation and cultural heritage to present the open source conformance checkers developed in the project and discuss about the business models that can be built around them. The presentations delivered at the workshop are now available to download on the PREFORMA website. Continue reading


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veraPDF 1.2 released

The latest version of veraPDF is now available to download on the PREFORMA Open Source Portal. This release is the first of the PREFORMA testing phase and it is focused on bug fixing and improvements of the test infrastructure, conformance checker and policy checker and on the improvement of the user documentation. Testing and user feedback is key to improving the software. Please download and test the latest release. If you encounter problems, or wish to suggest improvements, please add them to the project’s GitHub issue tracker. Continue reading