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UNESCO/PERSIST Guidelines for the selection of digital heritage for long-term preservation

The UNESCO PERSIST Project has recently launched the UNESCO/PERSIST Guidelines for the selection of digital heritage for long-term preservation. The Guidelines, drafted with a group of seven authors from the libraries, archives and museums world, aim to provide a starting point for institutions (museums, archives and libraries) to draft their own digital heritage selection policy. Continue reading


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The CINES and its archiving platform PAC

“PAC” (Plateforme d’Archivage) is an archiving platform specifically focused on long-term digital preservation developed by the Centre Informatique National de l’Enseignement Supérieur. Continue reading


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PREFORMA presented at ICA 2014 Conference in Girona

PREFORMA was presented to the almost 1000 attendees in one of the parallel sessions in the afternoon of Monday 13th of October by Antonella Fresa, Technical Coordinator, and Peter Pharow, Responsible of the first design phase. Continue reading


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World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2014

The World Day for Audiovisual Heritage is a commemoration of the adoption, in 1980 by the 21st General Conference, of the Recommendation for the Safeguarding and Preservation of Moving Images. The World Day provides an occasion to raise general awareness of the need to take urgent measures and to acknowledge the importance of audiovisual documents. The theme for 2014 is : “Archives at Risk: much more to do”. Continue reading


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RICHES at URLA 2014 International Congress

The URLA 2014 Congress’ (Istanbul, OTTOMAN ARCHIVES BUILDING, 17-20 September 2014) main theme will be Management of Cultural Heritage and Cultural Memory Institutions, devoted to identifying best practice for an efficient management of preservation tools by cultural heritage institutions. RICHES partners Hakan Koray Özlük and Hasan Bahadir Aydinonat from KYGM will take part in the congress holding a speech on Preservation of Cultural Heritage and EU Projects, which will provide an interesting overview of the two professionals’ year experience and knowledge in research for innovative ways of cultural heritage’s preservation and enjoyment. Continue reading


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What will be remembered about us?

To commemorate the International Archives Day, the Municipal Archive of Girona and the Centre for Image Research and Diffusion of Girona’s City Council have made available to citizens a resource for the preservation of their personal archives. Continue reading


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PREFORMA website and blog launched!

The website contains all information relevant to the project, including objectives, partners, contact persons, activities, outcomes, events, publications, as well as information on the tender and how to join the network. The project has simultaneously released the tagline that will represent the project together with the logo: Future Memory Standards. Continue reading


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PREFORMA @ Girona 2014: Archives and Cultural Industries

Archives and Cultural Industries will host the 2nd Annual Conference of the International Council on Archives, the 9th European Conference on Archives, and the 13th Image and Research Seminar. PREFORMA has been invited to attend the event by the Girona City Council, which is one of the memory institution participating to the project. Continue reading


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PREFORMA at the XV Congrés d’Arxivística de Catalunya

On 28-30 May 2015, in Lleida, the XV Archive Congress of Catalonia is being held, aimed at investigating and developing best practice for digital preservation. As PREFORMA Project representative, Bert Lemmens from PACKED is intervening with a speech on “Selecting Formats for Digital Preservation”. Continue reading


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Standards for Discovery: from the small archive to the European stage

Forum: Standards for Discovery: from the small archive to the European stage Where: The National Archives, Kew When: Thursday 27th March 2014 The day will include workshops and presentations, posters and panels showing the importance of standards for opening up archives.  … Continue reading