Tag: digital preservation

CyArk 500 Annual Summit 2014

This 7 and 8th October ​​the ​U.S. ​National ​Archives ​in ​Washington ​will ​be ​hosting ​the CyArk 500 ​annual ​summit.
The ​ theme ​for ​this ​year’s ​conference ​is ​”Democratising ​cultural ​ heritage: ​Enabling ​access ​to ​information, ​technology ​and ​ support.” ​ ​ Continue reading


MoU between PREFORMA and DAVID

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the two projects for the promotion and presentation of the respective results and for the organisation of joint events and activities, focusing in particular on the long term preservation of audiovisual content. Continue reading


Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites!

GoUNESCO is a global community of travel and heritage enthusiasts connected through an online forum and vitalized by its strong social media presence. The GoUNESCO challenge is open to travel enthusiasts of all over the world. Doesn’t matter where you live, how you travel, when you travel and how long you travel. Continue reading


American Students Help Preserve Italian Heritage

It is difficult for a student to appreciate the value of historical architecture and the importance of preserving it. Studying in Italy, this American students changed their perspective contributing to the conservation of the sanctuary. The course was held at La Verna, a Catholic sanctuary founded by Saint Francis. Continue reading


MoU between PREFORMA and SUCCEED

A cooperation agreement has been signed between the two projects for the promotion and presentation of the respective results and the organisation of joint events and activities, focusing in particular on the use and quality check of common standards for digitisation and long term preservation of textual content. 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


Digital Preservation Advanced Practitioner Course 2014

The course is the second iteration of what will become a yearly event to be presented from 2015 by the Virtual Centre of Excellence developed out of APARSEN. It will bring together those at the forefront of digital preservation research and training, and it is intended for managers and staff already working in digital preservation. Continue reading


Investing in Opportunity: Policy Practice and Planning for a Sustainable Digital Future

Registration is now open for the exciting two day digital preservation conference ‘Investing in Opportunity: Policy Practice and Planning for a Sustainable Digital Future’ which will take place at the Wellcome Trust in London on 17th – 18th November 2014. Continue reading


Tools for uncovering preservation risks in large repositories

This webminar aims to demonstrate how to identify preservation risks in your content and, at the same time, share your content profile information with others to open new opportunities. There are 23 places available which will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis. Continue reading


Digital Preservation at Cultural Heritage Institutions in Sweden

Digisam has carried out a pilot study on long-term digital preservation to examine the current state of storage and preservation at cultural heritage authorities and to compare it with the current “state of the art”. Continue reading