Tag: digital archive

Exhibition: “A Century of Technology”

This exhibition explores different aspects of the technological revolution of the 20th century, highlighting the inventions and events that had a direct impact on habits and daily life. It focused on innovations such as travelling to space, computing and industrial … Continue reading


Going to iPRES2018, the 15th International Conference on Digital Preservation

We are excited to share the detailed schedule – with information about every session – for iPRES2018, the 15th International Conference on Digital Preservation. We are using the Open Science Framework (OSF) platform to make the full conference proceedings available … Continue reading


The Europeana Research Grants Programme 2017 awards a Roma cultural heritage project

In 2017 the Europeana Research Grants Programme collected research proposals all over Europe connected to the theme of intercultural dialogue. Three projects has been chosen within more than 60 proposals and one of them is focused on the Roma identity … Continue reading


ICA 2015 Conference

The 3rd Annual Conference of ICA (“Archives: Evidence, Security and Civil Rights Ensuring trustworthy information”) will be held on 29-29 September in the beautiful city of Reykjavik, Iceland. It will address themes that are essential for archives in modern society, the role and function of archives and their importance for individuals, governments and businesses. Continue reading


PREFORMA presented at Nordiske Arkivdage 2015

Magnus Geber from Riksarkivet visited the Nordic Archival Conference “Nordiske Arkivdage 2015”, where he delivered a presentation of PREFORMA during a small meeting with IT-archivist from the National Archives of the Nordic countries. Continue reading


Kick-off of the Swedish Working Group

15 archivists met on 15th of December 2015 at the City Archives of Uppsala for the first preparatory meeting of the PREFORMA Working Group in Sweden. They participated actively, reporting issues in producing correct PDF/A files & offering test files. Continue reading


DAVID workshop at FIAT/IFTA 2014

Digital Video Damage in Archives: Understand, Prevent, Detect, and Repair – Results from the DAVID Project. Workshop organised by the DAVID project in the frame of the FIAT/IFTA 2014 conference in Amsterdam. Continue reading


PREFORMA at the XV Congrés d’Arxivística de Catalunya

On 28-30 May 2015, in Lleida, the XV Archive Congress of Catalonia is being held, aimed at investigating and developing best practice for digital preservation. As PREFORMA Project representative, Bert Lemmens from PACKED is intervening with a speech on “Selecting Formats for Digital Preservation”. Continue reading


pHealth 2015 Conference

The 12th International Conference on Wearable Micro and Nano Technologies for Personalized Healht, pHealth 2015, will be arranged in Västerås, Sweden, on 2-4 June 2015. PREFORMA will be represented by Peter Pharow from Fraunhofer IDMT, who will present the aspect of digital preservation and PREFORMA project during a session on archiving of medical and health data. Continue reading


PASIG 2016 Conference

The next PASIG (Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group) conference, which will be held in Prague in March 2016, represents a great opportunity for organisations setting up preservation repositories to collaborate and work directly with leaders in the field. A veraPDF workshop will be organised in the morning of the first day and the PREFORMA project will be presented on the second day the conference. Continue reading