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

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14 Dec

Our next webinar takes place in collaboration with the IMAPCT Centre of Competence. Transkribus is a Research Infrastructure for automated transcription, recognition and searching in historical documents – whether they are handwritten or printed, date back to the middle-ages or represent modern writing in Latin, English, Finnish, Arabic or any other character based alphabet. Transkribus is part of the H2020 Project READ (Recognition and Enrichment of Archival Documents). For more information visit: http://transkribus.eu/ http://read.transkribus.eu/ The webinar consists of three building…

14 Dec

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…

07 Feb
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09 Feb

The Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving is a three-day training that increases the participants’ practical knowledge to develop, implement and carry out preservation planning for their audiovisual collections. The third edition of the Winter School will take place on 7, 8 and 9 February 2018 at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. If you would like to participate in the Winter School 2018, please register by filling out this form. To learn more about the 2017 Winter School edition, take a look…

13 Feb
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16 Feb

The conference for people who code for libraries. An annual gathering of technologists from around the world, who largely work for and with libraries, archives, and museums and have a commitment to open technologies.

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…

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…

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

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