Topic: software and tools

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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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Pop-Up Museum supports a new exhibition at the Estonian National Library

On 2 May 2017 the National Library of Estonia launched a MuPoP exhibition in the Library’s foyer. The exhibition introduces one book illustration stored in the National Library together with famous film tunes, creating a nostalgic but also educating effect. … Continue reading


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“Man Meets World”, Pop-Up Museum exhibition in Pisa, 20th May 2017

One of the virtual interactive exhibitions about Belle Epoque, which are curated by KU Leuven and powered with the MuPop (the Pop-Up Museum tool developed in 2016 within E-Space project) was on show in Pisa on 20th May. On the … Continue reading


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Europeana Photography thematic collection – Launch event in Pisa

On May 20th it’s “Open, Sesame!” at Pisa’s Museo della Grafica. Precisely on the European Night of Museums, PHOTOCONSORTIUM and Europeana will launch the Europeana Photography thematic collection: an online platform that celebrates early photography by showcasing some of the finest historical … 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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Workshop on the Integration of Heritage Digital Resources

CNRS MAP, together with FORTH-ICS is organising a Workshop on the Integration of Heritage Digital Resources. The aim of the workshop is to introduce the participants to the concept of linked data and to a selection of data curation tools that can be used for … 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