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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


An important conference about creativity and digital cultural heritage

Antonella Fresa, Technical Coordinator of Europeana Space project, says: “This is a golden opportunity for the creative industries, for the cultural institutions, for students and researchers, for anybody interested in the new scenario of digital cultural heritage. This is the occasion to learn what is happening in this sector: join us, follow us on our blog, website and social networks!” Continue reading


Preservation as an e-infrastructure service: a Roadmap for digital cultural heritage

The main objective of the workshop, organised at the National Central Library of Rome under the umbrella of the Italian EU Presidency, has been to provide an overview of the main outcomes achieved by the DCH-RP project, focusing on the Roadmap for Preservation of Digital Cultural Heritage and on the potential role of e-infrastructure in the preservation of DCH. Continue reading


Historical illustrations of digitized books available on Flickr

The digitization activity of libraries focuses on text, rather than on images, and makes the book pages available as PDF or text searchable works, while the illustrations are difficult to be search and found. This project recovers those parts of the page which include images: the images are cropped, cleaned up, and uploaded to Flickr along with the text that appears next to them, detailed description and searchable tags. Continue reading


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