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

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19 Feb
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22 Feb

Beyond FAIR – from principles to practice to global join up Overview The need to manage and share digital outputs and data has been clearly articulated and gained international traction over the past decade or more. Effective data handling skills and curation services are essential to support and embed these practices. Much progress has been made towards implementation with services being provided by research institutions, funders, domain groups, commercial providers and others. As the landscape matures, attention is turning to…

22 Feb

The tech clinic offers OPF members the opportunity to book one-to-one online sessions to discuss any technical aspects of your work. This might include: getting started with OPF tools, e.g. installation and basic usage; help with integrating open source tools into local automated workflows and systems; investigating problems and issues with open source tools; assistance with open source development best practices; and general software development advice including tutorials for beginners. We welcome suggestions for other topics and ideas. Sessions will…

22 Feb

In this webinar, we will provide an overview and update on tools developed as part of the BitCurator Access and BitCurator NLP projects. The BitCurator Access project developed open-source software that support access to disk images through three approaches: building tools to support web-based services, enabling the export of file systems and associated metadata, and the use of emulation environments. The BitCurator Access project also developed a tool to redact files, file system metadata, and targeted bitstreams within disks or…

11 Apr
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13 Apr

Archivematica are heading back across the Atlantic for a second camp in Europe, co-hosted by the International Institute for Social History in Amsterdam! Inspired by similar events like Hydra Camp, Islandora Camp and Fedora Camp, Archivematica Camp is intended to provide a space for anyone interested in or currently using Archivematica to come together, learn about the platform from other users, and share their experiences. For more information on the schedule, social events, local arrangements and more go to the wiki. Registration…

20 May
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22 May

For those who wish to be part of Europe’s premier conference on information and records management, this is your chance to present your ideas and share your experience alongside some of the biggest names in the profession. Whether you have a new concept, a case study on a special project, or just want to talk on a subject that you are passionate about to a like minded audience, don’t miss out of this opportunity to present your ideas. This year, we are inviting…

30 May

We are pleased to announce that the ninth Annual General Meeting of the Open Preservation Foundation will take place on Wednesday 30 May 2018 in Tallinn. Further details and documents for the meeting will be circulated to members soon.

04 Jun
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07 Jun

Research and Cultural Heritage communities have embraced the idea of Open; open communities, open source software, open data, scholarly communications, and open access publications and collections. These projects and communities require different modes of thinking and resourcing than purchasing vended products. While open may be the way forward, mitigating fatigue, finding sustainable funding, and building flexible digital repository platforms is something most of us are striving for. Submissions this year should focus on the how, why, and what it will…

13 Sep
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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…

24 Sep
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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.

13 Nov
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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
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14 Feb

Save the date!