Tag: digital preservation

MoU between DCH-RP and ARIADNE

Aim of the agreement is to promote and support scientific collaboration between the Archaeological research Infrastructures and DCH-RP partners in order to share knowledge in the sector of digital preservation of DCH and to cooperate to the dissemination of the projects’ results. Continue reading


PREFORMA factsheet released

PREFORMA has just released a first factsheet that can be downloaded from the website and that can used to raise awareness about the project and to disseminate the call for tender in order to attract new possible applicants. Continue reading


Open Dialogue for the preparation of the PREFORMA tender

PREFORMA aims to ensure the establishment of a process of Open Dialogue between the memory institutions and the technology providers who develop the software. The memory institutions will define the functional requirements of the tender based on the outcome of the Open dialogue. Continue reading


PREFORMA website and blog launched!

The website contains all information relevant to the project, including objectives, partners, contact persons, activities, outcomes, events, publications, as well as information on the tender and how to join the network. The project has simultaneously released the tagline that will represent the project together with the logo: Future Memory Standards. Continue reading


PREFORMA Kick-Off Meeting

The University of Padova hosts the kick-off meeting of a new Pre-Commercial Procurement project co-funded by the European Commission under its FP7-ICT Programme to address the challenge of implementing good quality standardised file formats for preserving data content in the long term. The main objective of PREFORMA is to give memory institutions full control of the process of the conformity tests of files to be ingested into archives. Continue reading


iPRES 2014 Conference

The iPRES 2014 Coordinating Committee invites contributions of papers, posters, demonstrations, tutorials and workshops related to the increasingly broad topic of digital preservation. Deadline: 28 March 2014. Continue reading


DAVID Test Workshop

DAVID project will hold its first test workshop on the 20th and 21st of May in Vienna. This represents for PREFORMA a good opportunity to disseminate the project, to understand what DAVID is doing and to evaluate possible opportunities of cooperation. Continue reading


Preserving PDF: identify, validate, repair

This Open Planets Foundation event focuses on the PDF file format and associated tools: check the validity of the files, perform quality assurance checks after migration, investigate error messages, repair the problems, and build a knowledge base. Continue reading


PREFORMA @ CIDOC 2014 Conference

The 2014 edition of the conference has the title “Access and Understanding – Networking in the Digital Era” and among the themes a special session is dedicated to Long Term Preservation of Digital Data. The PREFORMA project will be presented by Dr. Stefan Rohde-Enslin from SPK. Continue reading


PREFORMA @ Euromed International Conference 2014

PREFORMA will participate the workshop “The Digitization Age: Mass Culture is Quality Culture. Challenges for Cultural Heritage and Society”, organised by Promoter Srl, with a presentation of its objectives and expected outcomes. Continue reading