Tag: digital preservation

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PASIG 2019 conference

The Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) is dedicated to advancing the practice of digital preservation and archiving. It brings together practitioners, industry experts and researchers to share experience in a vendor-neutral forum on how to put preservation and … Continue reading


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A digital design approach to creative and participatory content-making in digital heritage

“Decoding Kashgar: A Digital Design Approach to Steer and Diversify Creative Engagement in Digital Heritage.” is the title of a PhD thesis by Serdar Aydin at the Victoria University of Wellington. Digital tools have become critical instruments in preserving and … Continue reading


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Going to iPRES2018, the 15th International Conference on Digital Preservation

We are excited to share the detailed schedule – with information about every session – for iPRES2018, the 15th International Conference on Digital Preservation. We are using the Open Science Framework (OSF) platform to make the full conference proceedings available … Continue reading


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No Time to Wait! 3

MediaArea and the British Film Institute are pleased to announce the third No Time to Wait conference, a free two-day symposium focused on open media, open standards, and digital audiovisual preservation hosted by the British Film Institute, who are about to begin a 5 year digitisation of obsolete videotape formats, preserving to open formats. Continue reading


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iPres 2018 – where art and science meet: the art in science and the science in art

iPRES 2018 BOSTON – Where Art and Science Meet – The Art In the Science & The Science In the Art of Digital Preservation – will be co-hosted by MIT Libraries and Harvard Library on September 24-27, 2018. The call for contributions seeks abstracts for papers that tell stories about bridging knowledge gaps in teams, implementing technologies, and overcoming barriers towards proper digital stewarding of digital items, assets, works and collections. Continue reading


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CIDOC 2018 Call for Papers – EXTENDED DEADLINE

Extended deadline until 31st March: proposals for presentations, workshops, case studies,  for CIDOC’s annual conference. Visit the CIDOC 2018 Call for Papers page for submission guidelines and selection criteria: http://www.cidoc2018.com/call-papers. *About the CIDOC 2018 Theme* The ‘Provenance of Knowledge’ is a core element … Continue reading


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Towards a New Audiovisual Think Tank for Audiovisual Archivists and Cultural Heritage Professionals

The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision has released its new White Paper, Towards a New Audiovisual Think Tank for Audiovisual Archivists and Cultural Heritage Professionals. The White Paper, the first effort from a new ‘AV Think Tank’ on audiovisual … Continue reading


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Virtual reality re-creation preserves iconic Indianapolis church

A 3D digital re-creation and preservation of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the oldest African-American church in Indianapolis, was performed by Indiana University and recently presented to the public. Bethel AME Church has historically been the heart of the African … Continue reading


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veraPDF 1.10 released on International Digital Preservation Day

The latest version of veraPDF is now available to download. veraPDF is an open source PDF/A validator, and version 1.10 marks the first release of veraPDF as part of the Open Preservation Foundation’s (OPF) reference toolset. The latest version of veraPDF is now available to download. veraPDF is an open source PDF/A validator, and version 1.10 marks the first release of veraPDF as part of the Open Preservation Foundation’s (OPF) reference toolset. There are also a number of other fixes and improvements which are documented in the latest release notes. Continue reading


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CyArk 500 Challenge: digital preservation of top archaeologic sites

The CyArk 500 Challenge has the ambitious goal to digitally preserve 500 cultural heritage sites within the next five years. Heritage sites are a significant part of our collective memory and we are losing them at an alarming rate, due … Continue reading