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This half-day workshop will provide participants with an understanding of what JHOVE does, how to install and configure the software and how to interpret the results. JHOVE is an open source file format identification, validation and characterisation tool for digital preservation, and part of the OPF reference toolset. It can be used by itself or […]

By Becky McGuinness, posted in Becky McGuinness's Blog

25th Jan 2019  9:00 AM  0 Reads  No comments

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. […]

By Becky McGuinness, posted in Becky McGuinness's Blog

20th Sep 2018  2:00 PM  0 Reads  No comments

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) are keen to engage with the digital preservation community for comment on their draft Web Publications standard (https://w3c.github.io/wpub/) – a possible parent specification for future EPUBs. They would like to ensure that this specification, and future Web Publications based on it, are well prepared for archival. This is an […]

By Peter May, posted in Peter May's Blog

23rd Aug 2018  9:23 AM  1409 Reads  4 Comments

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 […]

By Becky McGuinness, posted in Becky McGuinness's Blog

9th Aug 2018  10:00 AM  0 Reads  No comments

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 […]

By Becky McGuinness, posted in Becky McGuinness's Blog

21st Jun 2018  10:00 AM  0 Reads  No comments

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 […]

By Becky McGuinness, posted in Becky McGuinness's Blog

23rd May 2018  10:00 AM  0 Reads  No comments

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 […]

By Becky McGuinness, posted in Becky McGuinness's Blog

19th Apr 2018  10:00 AM  0 Reads  No comments

Webinar overview The Wikidata knowledge base provides a public infrastructure for machine-readable metadata about computing resources. To optimize the Wikidata knowledge base for digital preservation professionals we need to create additional structured descriptions about file formats and software titles. To facilitate this process, we introduce the Wikidata for Digital Preservation portal. This free software portal […]

By Becky McGuinness, posted in Becky McGuinness's Blog

12th Apr 2018  2:00 PM  0 Reads  No comments

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 […]

By Becky McGuinness, posted in Becky McGuinness's Blog

15th Mar 2018  10:00 AM  0 Reads  No comments

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 […]

By Becky McGuinness, posted in Becky McGuinness's Blog

25th Jan 2018  10:00 AM  0 Reads  No comments