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Take a look at our calendar of upcoming events in the digital preservation community.

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10 Sep
13 Sep

Open Access, Open Science, Open Education, Open Data, Open Culture… we are in the “Open Era” and to really OPEN knowledge is the big challenge for Digital Libraries and other information infrastructures of the XXI century. The International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL) is a well-established scientific and technical forum on the broad topic of digital libraries, bringing together researchers, developers, content providers and users in digital libraries and digital content management. The 22nd TPDL will take place…

13 Sep
14 Sep

The BitCurator Consortium (BCC) (https://bitcuratorconsortium.org/) is very excited to announce that the 2018 BitCurator Users Forum will be held September 13-14, 2018, on the campus of BCC member University of California, Los Angeles Library. We are delighted to be hosting the BitCurator Users Forum on the west coast and look forward to organizing a stimulating and engaging event! Further details regarding registration logistics and a call for proposals will be issued in March 2018. In an effort to make the…

20 Sep

Overview This webinar will explore the OPF reference toolset and show a generic view of how the OPF tools can map to a digital preservation process workflow. We will also present the new roadmap plans for the tools under our stewardship and explain how you can follow their progress and contribute to improving the tools. Session lead Martin Wrigley, Open Preservation Foundation Date and time Thursday 20 September 2018 at 14:00 BST | 15:00 CEST The webinar will last approximately…

24 Sep
27 Sep

Save the date! iPRES is a series of conferences on digital preservation. Since 2004, iPRES conferences have been held on four continents. iPRES is the only international forum devoted to digital preservation. It brings together 300-400 scientists, students, researchers, librarians, archivists and other experts to share recent developments, innovative projects and to collaboratively solve problems. iPres 2018 will be co-hosted by Harvard Library & MIT Libraries.

18 Oct

Overview This webinar will focus on a selection of advanced imaging services which have been developed and used over the last years at the KU Leuven Libraries for the digitisation of documentary heritage. The presentation aims to demonstrate how a mid-range multispectral imaging set-up has step-by-step been fine-tuned towards a standardised acquisition procedure. In addition, the functionalities and dissemination strategies for the at the KU Leuven developed White Light and Multispectral Portable Light Dome system will be discussed in detail.…

24 Oct

This one-day conference focuses on grey literature, repositories, data management, open access and legal issues. The conference will also be extended with a half-day workshop on data papers. The call for papers is open now. Interested speakers are invited to submit their proposals. All proposals will be validated by the Programme Committee. The submission deadline is May 14. More information, topics of interest and  the online form is available here.

13 Nov
15 Nov

Web archiving is now into its third decade of practice and there is much experience to reflect upon and many achievements to acknowledge. It is also a critical time to look to the future and to the technical, legal, ethical and organisational challenges that saving the web for citizens and for researchers continue to present. As established web archives mature and new initiatives emerge, web archive artefacts and data become more valuable for our understanding of societies, politics, cultures and…

12 Feb
14 Feb

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