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The Open Preservation Foundation is pleased to welcome the International Atomic Energy Agency Archives and Records Management Section as our latest affiliate member. The International Atomic Energy Agency Archives and Records Management Section (IAEA) manages the Agency’s institutional memory and preserves the official records documenting its programme activities and its historical material in a variety […]

The latest version of JHOVE is now available to download. JHOVE is an open source file format identification, validation and characterisation tool for digital preservation, and part of the OPF reference toolset. JHOVE 1.20 contains improvements to the WAVE module including support for RF64 files, better reporting and minor bug fixes. There are some new […]

The release candidate for JHOVE 1.20 is now available for testing at: http://software.openpreservation.org/dev/jhove/jhove-1.20-RC.jar. JHOVE 1.20 will include improvements to the WAVE module including support for RF64 files, better reporting and minor bug fixes. There are some new validation checks in the PDF module for the header, document catalog and page dictionary. Finally, image format reporting […]

OPF member, the British Library, currently has a vacancy in their digital preservation team for a Preservation Repository Manager. Salary: £35,750 to £42,000 per annum Location: Boston Spa, Yorkshire Job type: Permanent This is an exciting opportunity to join the British Library as Preservation Repository Manager and help ensure their digital collections are properly preserved for future […]

The Open Preservation Foundation (OPF) is pleased to welcome The National Archives of the UK as our newest charter member. The National Archives is the official archive and publisher for the UK Government. They are the guardians of more than 1,000 years of iconic national and international documents, including the Domesday Book, Shakespeare’s will, and […]

You are invited to join the first in an ongoing series of bi-monthly calls for active Archivematica users or stakeholders on Thursday, March 1st, 2018 at 12pm EST / 9am PST / 6pm CET. These calls will be entirely driven and run by the user community. The goal is to create a space for discussion that will […]

Last call! There is just under a month left for institutions to take advantage of the BitCurator Consortium (BCC) and Open Preservation Foundation (OPF) discount trial membership opportunity!  We encourage those institutions that have been considering joining these communities to sign up now. Please see details below: From 1 January 2017, members of the OPF […]

The latest version of veraPDF is now available to download. veraPDF is an open source PDF/A validator, and version 1.10 marks the first release of veraPDF as part of the Open Preservation Foundation’s (OPF) reference toolset. This release has improved optimisation for the creation and cleanup of temporary files and parsing of text-related data in […]

A new version of JHOVE is now available for the digital preservation community to download and use. JHOVE is the reference open source file format identification, validation and characterisation tool for digital preservation, and part of the OPF reference toolset. This release incorporates contributions from the online JHOVE hack day as well as new features, […]

The British Library has the following vacancies for three new positions in their digital preservation team. The British Library is one of the World’s greatest research libraries, committed to providing researchers with access to reliable digital content now and into the future. Its digital collection is one of the most exciting and heterogeneous in the world, […]