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Open Standards for ICT Procurement: Saving while reducing ICT lock-in

The Workshop will be a great opportunity to meet MSP members, procurement managers, policymakers and ICT suppliers to discuss how to effectively reduce lock-in by using Open Standards. Best practice examples have been carefully selected to match the needs and wants of all potential participants. Continue reading


Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2015

The 2015 edition of the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries will be held from June 21st to 25th, 2015 at the University of Tennessee Conference Center in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. This year theme is “Large, Dynamic and Ubiquitous –The Era of the Digital Library”. Continue reading


International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES) 2015

The International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES) is a series of conferences on digital preservation. Since 2004, iPRES conferences have been held on three continents. iPRES 2015 will be held in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA on November 2-6, 2015. It will be held at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education. Continue reading


Connecting the Data Dots: the Research Data Alliance (RDA) 5th Plenar

The RDA Fifth Plenary is taking place in San Diego, US from 9th – 11th March 2015 and is open to RDA members and the public, particularly individuals that share the core values of creating the building blocks of common data infrastructures that can bridge disciplinary activities under a community-driven and non-profit model. Continue reading


10th International Digital Curation Conference

The 10th International Digital Curation Conference was held from Monday 9 February to Thursday 12 February 2015 in London. This year’s theme was “Ten years back, ten years forward: achievements, lessons and the future for digital curation”. Continue reading


OPF Digital Preservation Community Survey

The Open Preservation Foundation (OPF) has launched an online survey to assess the current state-of-the-art in digital preservation practices. The survey explores the adoption of digital preservation approaches and technology. Continue reading


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


IST-Africa 2015 Conference

Hosted by the Government of Malawi through the National Commission for Science and Technology, Supported by the European Commission and African Union Commission, IST-Africa 2015 will take place in Lilongwe from 05 – 08 May 2015. The scientific programme for IST-Africa 2015 is based on an open Call for Papers whose deadline is December 19th, 2014. Continue reading


Symposium on Digital Society and Cultural Memory

This symposium, organised by CODIGT and held in Karlsruhe on 14 November 2014 at the ZAK Centre, was devoted to the goal of raising societal awareness about the benefits of archives and archiving in the digital domain. Politicians, the public and society at large should be made aware that archiving will remain a general task in which each person can play a role. Against the backdrop of primarily economic debates, the already conspicuous consequences of the lack of digital archiving of the cultural heritage are often ignored. Continue reading


Sharing Images of Global Cultural Heritage

The International Image Interoperability Framework community is hosting a one day information sharing event at the British Library on Monday 20th  October 2014 about the use of images in and across Cultural Heritage institutions. The day will focus on how museums, … Continue reading