Preservation advisor at National Archives of the Netherlands and initiator of Veenentaal.nl with more than 15 years of experience in working on the intersections of language, data, archives and technology, and business, education, science and government. I am an experienced advisor, board member, management team member, project manager, computational linguist and trainer/lecturer.
On June 7 and 8 2017, the General Annual Meeting of the Open Preservation Foundation was held at the National Library of France in Paris. While listening to the presentations, talking with the participants and making an inventory of tools, services, workflow software and repository systems, an idea started to grow in my mind. […]
Introduction Government departments are connecting their information systems to the e-Depot of the National Archives of the Netherlands (NANETH). The digital archival materials (information objects) coming from these systems (closed cases or other process-bound information) are subsequently preserved in the e-Depot. NANETH’s Service Organization supports the more complex connection projects. These projects are always preceded […]
On April 11, 2017, the National Archives of the Netherlands (NANETH) and Het Utrechts Archief (HUA), held a workshop about the preservation tools PRONOM, DROID and JHOVE. Annelot Vijn (Application Manager Department of Archives at HUA) and I, Remco van Veenendaal (Preservation Advisor at NANETH), prepared the programme, and I led the workshop. Starting with […]