Tag: digital archive

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ICA 2015 Conference

The 3rd Annual Conference of ICA (“Archives: Evidence, Security and Civil Rights Ensuring trustworthy information”) will be held on 29-29 September in the beautiful city of Reykjavik, Iceland. It will address themes that are essential for archives in modern society, the role and function of archives and their importance for individuals, governments and businesses. Continue reading


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PREFORMA presented at Nordiske Arkivdage 2015

Magnus Geber from Riksarkivet visited the Nordic Archival Conference “Nordiske Arkivdage 2015”, where he delivered a presentation of PREFORMA during a small meeting with IT-archivist from the National Archives of the Nordic countries. Continue reading


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Kick-off of the Swedish Working Group

15 archivists met on 15th of December 2015 at the City Archives of Uppsala for the first preparatory meeting of the PREFORMA Working Group in Sweden. They participated actively, reporting issues in producing correct PDF/A files & offering test files. Continue reading


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Digital project to encourage the public to P(AR)take in contemporary dance

Jeannette Ginslov, academic, dancer and choreographer, has launched an innovative new project that is at once an augmented reality and digital archive of contemporary dance. The project, entitled P(AR)take, forms part of the 40th National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, South Africa and is the first of its kind in the country. Continue reading


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Collection of Palestinian Posters Nominated for the UNESCO Memory of the World

A collection of posters related to Palestine (Liberation Graphics Collection of Palestine Posters) by artists from all the world has been nominated to form part of the UNESCO Memory of the World Programme. Continue reading


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Artkick; streaming digital artwork for display

Will the possibility of changing artwork, through its digital format, become an attractive idea to art collectors? An innovative application available for Android and iPhone systems tries to give an answer to this question. Continue reading


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DAVID workshop at FIAT/IFTA 2014

Digital Video Damage in Archives: Understand, Prevent, Detect, and Repair – Results from the DAVID Project. Workshop organised by the DAVID project in the frame of the FIAT/IFTA 2014 conference in Amsterdam. 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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pHealth 2015 Conference

The 12th International Conference on Wearable Micro and Nano Technologies for Personalized Healht, pHealth 2015, will be arranged in Västerås, Sweden, on 2-4 June 2015. PREFORMA will be represented by Peter Pharow from Fraunhofer IDMT, who will present the aspect of digital preservation and PREFORMA project during a session on archiving of medical and health data. Continue reading