Tag: standards

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Memory Institutions in Control: Help Shape Future Standards!

The PREFORMA project works on one of the main challenges memory institutions are facing nowadays: the long-term preservation of digital data. This issue is also important for LIBER’s community. They’re therefore collaborating with PREFORMA to encourage memory institutions to answer a PREFORMA survey on this topic. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated, and will help to shape future memory standards. Continue reading


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PREFORMA @ IPRES 2016

PREFORMA’s proposals for a workshop (“Quality standards for preserving digital cultural heritage”) and a talk (“Status of CELLAR: Update from an IETF Working Group for Matroska and FFV1″) have been both accepted at IPRES 2016, the longest standing digital preservation conference in the world, bringing together key theorists, researchers and practitioners to explore the latest trends, innovations, policies and practices in digital preservation. Continue reading


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Open ICT Standards for Public Procurement: Fostering Interoperability

If you are involved somehow in ICT procurement and want to know how other organizations similar to yours are successfully dealing with ICT “lock-in” when procuring their ICT Systems, you are warmly invited to attend the “Open ICT Standards for Public Procurement: Fostering interoperability” workshop, taking place in Brussels – at DG CONNECT – on November 13th, 2015. Continue reading


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Updates about the National Working Group in Sweden

20 October, 3 November and 4 November 2015: three appointments where you can learn more about PREFORMA in Sweden. Börje Justrell, Magnus Geber and Benjamin Yousefi from Riksarkivet, PREFORMA Project Coordinator, will talk in general about the project, of how to contribute, of the role of PDF/A and of the use of standardised file formats for preservation. Continue reading


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Digital Heritage 2015 is cutting-edge Cultural Heritage!

Digital Heritage 2015, held at Granada’s Alhambra and Sciences Park museum on 28 September – 2 October 2015, invites you to participate in and contribute to the second international forum for the dissemination and exchange of cutting-edge scientific knowledge on theoretical, generic and applied areas of digital heritage. Digital Heritage is a “federated” world congress of the leading international societies, organisations and events around IT for heritage Continue reading


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Standardisation in Semantic Image Annotation and Interaction

On 31 August 2015, in Nice, at EUSIPCO 2015, Frederik Temmermans, Jaime Delgado and Mario Döller will present a tutorial on Standardisation in Semantic Image Annotation and Interaction. The experts target the general public interested in interoperable metadata management, interoperable access to image and semantic image descriptions. They will mainly focus on standardisation efforts related to such topics. Continue reading


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Article about PREFORMA published in Archival Science

The article “Digital curation and quality standards for memory institutions: PREFORMA research project” has just been published in the Archive Science Journal – S.I. Digital Curation – and it is available as ‘Online First’ on SpringerLink. Continue reading


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Welcome to the next JPEG, MPEG and VCEG Meeting!

The next JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group), MPEG (Moving Picture Experts Group) and VCEG (Video Coding Experts Group) meeting, hosted by the Poznań University of Technology, will take place in Warsaw on 22-26 June 2015, at the Marriott Hotel Warsaw. The groups are in charge of the development of international standards for still image coding, video coding and compression, decompression, processing and coded representation of moving pictures plus audio. Continue reading


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MoU between PREFORMA and SUCCEED

A cooperation agreement has been signed between the two projects for the promotion and presentation of the respective results and the organisation of joint events and activities, focusing in particular on the use and quality check of common standards for digitisation and long term preservation of textual content. Continue reading


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Succeed in digitisation. Spreading excellence

Succeed in digitisation. Spreading excellence is the name of the Succeed’s final conference to be held on November 28th, 2014 at Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF), in which the final results of the project will be presented. Continue reading