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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, […]

Yale University Library is recruiting for a full time Digital Preservation Librarian. The incumbent will report to the digital preservation manager and will work within the digital preservation team to preserve the Library’s digital content. The Digital Preservation Librarian will be an expert in the Library’s Digital Preservation Systems and processes and a first point […]

OPF member, the British Library, is recruiting for a Preservation Repository Manager. 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. It’s digital collection is one of the most exciting and heterogeneous in the world, containing everything from digitised books and […]

The Open Preservation Foundation welcomes Yale University Library as its newest member. Yale University Library (YUL) is a leading academic research library that supports the mission of Yale University. Its astonishing collections range from ancient papyri and early printed books to digital collections and electronic databases using many formats including text, photographs, video, audio, data, […]

The Open Preservation Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Wrigley as the Foundation’s new Executive Director.  Martin will be responsible for working with members and the Board to develop the future strategy and enhance the Foundation’s portfolio of open source digital preservation tools. Martin brings over 30 years experience of working in the […]

The latest version of veraPDF is now available to download. This release includes new PDF information in the features report and automatic configuration of the features extractor when applying custom policy profiles. There are also a number of low level PDF fixes and improvements which are documented in the latest release notes: https://github.com/veraPDF/veraPDF-library/releases/latest This is the […]