Topic: museum & library information systems

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AMIA 2017 Conference

Programmed by professionals working in the field, the annual AMIA Conference is the largest gathering of motion picture and recorded sound archivists and interested professionals. More than 550 people from around the world, interested in the preservation and use of moving image materials, meet every year to share information and work together. The 2017 edition of the AMIA Conference will be held on 29 November – 2 December 2017 in New Orleans. Continue reading


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veraPDF Workshop

On Friday, November 24, PACKED and the Royal Library of Belgium, in collaboration with the Open Preservation Foundation, organise a workshop “Quality Control of PDF Files”. The workshop is intended for digital archivists who are responsible for the long-term preservation of PDF files. During the workshop you will learn how to gain an insight into the technical properties of PDF files and what you can do to preserve them for future generations. The workshop is conceived as a hands-on session, where participants get started with PDF files from their own collection. Continue reading


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16th KUI Conference “Culture and Computer Science”

Announcing the “Culture and Computer Science” conference entitled “Hybrid Systems” – the 16th edition of the ”Culture and Computer Science“ conference series brings into focus best practice examples, challenges and future trends in the fields of hybrid systems, augmented, mixed … Continue reading


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EXPONATEC 2017 trade fair and congress

EXPONATEC COLOGNE – Europe’s leading communications platform of the museum, conservation and restoration segments will present valuable information, solutions proven in practice, surprising visions and international exchange of experiences in 2017. In four exhibition areas, institutions and companies from all … Continue reading


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Shaping our future memory standards (1/2)

Hosted by the National Library of Estonia, the PREFORMA International Conference “Shaping our future memory standards” brought together 150 people worldwide to discuss the importance of standardisation and file format validation for the long term preservation of digital cultural content, discover the potential of the open source conformance checkers developed in PREFORMA and look at future challenges and opportunities. Continue reading


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The PREFORMA Handbook

We are pleased to announce that The PREFORMA Handbook is now available to download. This publication is intended as a practical guidebook to be offered as a critical instrument to decision-makers in cultural heritage institutions, to support them in the analysis of problems and the identification of viable solutions, and as a technical reference to managers of digital archives and developers, to offer them guidance on how to use the PREFORMA tools. Continue reading


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Muzeum@Digit international conference

This year’s MUZEUM@DIGIT will be special as we celebrate the 5th conference since the start in 2013. The conference has become an important event in the Hungarian and international museum sector, hundreds of museum professionals have participated so far. All of … Continue reading


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Interview with Brendan Coates

This is the seventh in a series of interviews with people using MediaConch within their institutions. Brendan is AudioVisual Digitization Technician at the University of California. He is using MediaConch both on the raw XDCAM captures, to make sure that they’re appropriate inputs to the ingest script, and on the outputs, to make sure the script is functioning correctly. Continue reading


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The National Gallery predicts the future with artificial intelligence

August 16 2017   The National Gallery, London, is working in collaboration with museum analytics firm, Dexibit, to use big data for predictive analytics. For decades, directors at the helms of the world’s cultural institutions have faced the challenge of balancing … Continue reading


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TECHNOLOGY for ALL Forum, 4th edition

The fourth edition of the TECHNOLOGYforALL Forum will be held in Rome from 17 to 19 October 2017. Italy’s role in the development and conservation of the world Heritage is a framework where we will try to analyse the weighted … Continue reading