Topic: software and tools

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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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Open Repositories 2017 call for proposals / Deadline on November 30th

For OR2017 the theme is Open : Innovation | Knowledge | Repositories, aiming to reflect how the Open Repository community continues to be at the forefront of developments, sharing knowledge, and working as an enabler of scholarship and open science. … 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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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 15th December 2016. The Conference will … Continue reading


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Pop-Up Museum: ready, steady, go!

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


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Use of freehand sketching in the modern interdisciplinary conservation of cultural heritage

Prof. Anna Lobovikov-Katz, Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, was one of the members in the scientific committee at EuroMed 2016 and on the occasion of the conference she presented two papers. One was focused … Continue reading


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SME Event: Face2face Meetings and Clinics at CF2016

Cloud Forward 2016 conference on the future of cloud computing offered to SMEs, projects, researchers and institutions the opportunity to talk to other companies or institutions about new opportunities for collaboration and innovative R&D ideas. These meetings were be organised both … Continue reading


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CLOUD FORWARD 2016: the proceedings

Hosted at the centrally-located Circulo de Bellas Artes in Madrid from 18 to 20 October 2016, Cloud Forward 2016 Conference brought together researchers and specialists from academia and industry, European R&I projects, SMEs, startups and post-graduate students to present and discuss innovative technologies in the area of distributed computing as well as new technologies beyond … Continue reading