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20 Feb
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23 Feb

“Upstream, Downstream: embedding digital curation workflows for data science, scholarship and society” The conference brings together digital curation professionals and educators with data producers and consumers to consider digital curation in a multi-disciplinary context. There will be a programme of workshops on Monday 20 February and Thursday 23 February and the main conference will run from Tuesday 21 to Wednesday 22 February 2017 Call for papers http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/idcc17/call-papers Key dates http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/idcc17/dates

27 Feb

Through the Jisc funded Filling the Digital Preservation Gap project the Universities of York and Hull have been investigating how research data created within their institutions might be preserved using Archivematica. This webinar will provide an insight into the project. The Universities initially investigated Archivematica to assess its potential for use in this scenario. Having concluded it is a suitable solution, they then worked with Artefactual Systems to improve Archivematica to enable it to work better within a research data management infrastructure. The final phase of the project saw each…

07 Mar

The aim of the workshop is to highlight the importance of standardisation and file format validation for the long term preservation of digital cultural content, present the open source conformance checkers developed in the project and the business models that can be built around them, and involve memory institutions outside the PREFORMA consortium in testing, using and further developing the software. The event will include live demonstrations of the software developed by the three suppliers (the veraPDF consortium, Easy Innova,…

08 Mar
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10 Mar

The Future of Research The national and international environment for higher education is changing more rapidly than ever: the evolution of research technologies, the emergence of disruptive, non-traditional platforms for scholarly communications and increased demand for more, and more varied, research support services. These developments are occurring in a time of uncertain political, economic and social change. Research libraries continue to innovate and transform, providing ever more vital support to research and researchers, yet in this rapidly changing academic climate…

29 Mar
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31 Mar

As the centrality of personal digital archives and the ubiquity of digital content grows, librarians, archivists, scholars, students, activists, and those who fill the role of the “family IT person,” have to deal with how to best select, preserve, and manage digital material. PDA 2017 seeks to host a discussion across domains focusing on how to best manage personal digital material, be it at a large institution or in a home office. PDA 2017 will showcase both current and emerging scholarship…

04 Apr
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06 Apr

Save the date! This it the first Archivematica Camp being held in Europe, co-hosted by the University of York and Artefactual! 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. Registration opening soon.

27 Apr
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28 Apr

Join BitCurator users from around the globe as we discuss how we are using the BitCurator software environment. Hosted by the BitCurator Consortium (BCC), this event will be grounded in the practical, real-world experiences of digital archivists and digital curation experts. Come prepared to discuss your current challenges, share emerging BitCurator integrations and workflows, and address the “now what” of handling your digital forensics outputs. About the Forum The BitCurator Users Forum brings together representatives from libraries, archives, museums, and…

27 Apr
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28 Apr

This major sector-specific gathering provides an annual opportunity to hear views from regulators, experts, thought-leaders, and leading practitioners in their field on key challenges and trends in records management facing the life science and healthcare sectors. The 2017 Conference, themed “Tackling and Resolving Challenges”, will include a packed programme of inspirational speakers, lively discussions and networking opportunities , all centred around the latest thinking, industry innovations and best practice. Key Features High-level keynote speaker(s) Industry focused presentations, workshops, and discussion…

15 May
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18 May

The IS&T Archiving Conference brings together an international community of imaging experts and technicians as well as curators, managers, and researchers from libraries, archives, museums, records management repositories, information technology institutions, and commercial enterprises to explore and discuss the field of digitization of cultural heritage and archiving. The conference presents the latest research results on digitization and curation, provides a forum to explore new strategies and policies, and reports on successful projects that can serve as benchmarks in the field.…

14 Jun
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15 Jun

‘Preserving Abundance: The Challenge of Saving Everything’ The collaboration between Sussex Humanities Lab (SHL) and Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) focuses on two major challenges for long-term digital preservation: maintaining access to the form and functionality of digital objects, and managing, filtering, interpreting, and critically engaging with these petabytes of information, now and in the future. While developments in long-term digital preservation enable ongoing access, the question of how these developments impact the way we interact with, use, reuse, investigate,…

19 Jun
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23 Jun

The ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) is a major international forum focusing on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues. Participation is sought from all parts of the world and from the full range of disciplines and professions involved in digital library research and practice, including computer science, information science, librarianship, archival science and practice, museum studies and practice, technology, medicine, social sciences, and humanities. Besides the main conference, JCDL 2017 will host specialized workshops, tutorials, panels, and a…

26 Jun
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30 Jun

In 2017 the Open Repositories conference returns to Australia, where the Open Repositories journey started in Sydney 2006. Repositories have come a long way in the intervening years, having emerged as critical systems for managing, preserving and sharing intellectual, artistic and scientific output. As such, repositories have found a firm placing within scholarly processes and are becoming an integral vehicle to moving towards true Open Science. The OR community has established itself as an important contributor in this space, something…

11 Sep
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13 Sep

The Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG), among the preeminent international conferences on digital preservation, is coming to Oxford, United Kingdom. Now in its tenth year, PASIG is a practical, solutions focused conference that places a strong emphasis on the following: Comparison of high-level OAIS architectures, services-oriented architecture work, and use cases Cooperation on standard-based, open-source and commercial digital repository platforms Software as a Service solutions for digital preservation Review of storage architectures and trends and their relation to…

25 Sep
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29 Sep

14th International Conference on Digital Preservation iPRES is the major international conference on the preservation and long-term management of digital materials. The iPRES 2017 hosted by Kyoto University will contribute to promotion of researches and development of technologies and services of digital preservation. Following the success of the previous conferences, the iPRES 2017 will serve as an international forum for the global community of digital preservation. The main objectives at iPRES 2017 will be cultural resources in various domains and…