Topic: digital preservation

CHNT2019: Monumental Computations

The International Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies in Vienna now approaches its 24th edition. This year’s theme is Monumental Computations. A rich programme of keynotes speeches, thematic sessions, round tables and a poster session will tackle this year … Continue reading


The Library of Congress, the largest library in the World

text by Caterina Sbrana. The Library of Congress (LoC) is the national library of the United States of America. It holds more than 158 million documents and is therefore the largest library in the World. Library of Congress was instituted … Continue reading


TownsWeb Archiving – TWA announcing the winners of the UK grant

The TWA UK heritage digitisation grant scheme ran for its fourth year in a row this July/August and we reached a record number of archivists and holders of heritage material. It was great to see so many organisations on board … Continue reading


Europeana Research Grants Programme – 2019 Call for Submissions

Theme 2019: Digital Cultural Heritage for Open Science Applicants are invited to submit proposals that address challenges and opportunities related to the reuse of cultural heritage data in research, or provide training to build up the digital capabilities of cultural … Continue reading


Italy fights the battle against illiteracy, 1950.

text by Caterina Sbrana. “General View of Rogiano Gravina. Rogiano Gravina is located around forty kilometers north of Cosenza, in the center of a very poor agricultural district. It counts close to 6,000 in habitants, and it is the most … Continue reading


Save the Date for PASIG 2020 in Madrid

The next Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) meeting will take place in Madrid on 19-21 May 2020. The Biblioteca Digital Memoria de Madrid, Centro Cultural Conde Duque is the event host. The PASIG Steering Committee is pleased to connect with … Continue reading


TWA Heritage Digitisation Grant – Increased award amounts for 2019

Following strong interest and some excellent applications from archives and other memory institutions over the last three years, the TWA Digitisation Grant has relaunched in 2019. We are very pleased to be increasing the fund this year and now grants … Continue reading


Artificial Intelligence and Digital Heritage: Challenges and Opportunities – ARTIDIGH 2020

A special session at the 12th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART) is called on: Artificial Intelligence and Digital Heritage: Challenges and Opportunities – ARTIDIGH 2020 This special session welcomes papers that reflect upon, discuss and present the … Continue reading


iPRES 2019 – Eye on the Horizon

In its 16th edition, the iPRES conference will bring together scientists, students, researchers, archivists, librarians, providers, and other experts to share recent developments and innovative projects in a wide variety of topics in digital preservation from strategy to implementation, and … Continue reading


Languages and the Media 2021 – NEW DATES

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 virus, the organisers of Europe’s most renowned conference on audiovisual localisation have announced the postponement of ‘Languages & the Media.’ The conference, which was scheduled to take place in December 2021, is rescheduled … Continue reading