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The PREFORMA project is carrying out a questionnaire to assess the impact of the project, and the three conformance checkers: veraPDF, MediaConch and DPF Manager. The results will contribute to a report for the European Commission. If you have followed the progress of the project, contributed requirements, or have used or tested the conformance checkers, we kindly ask you […]

The Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford are looking for the third Polonsky Fellow (Technical Officer/Research Software Engineer) to join their team! The successful candidate will join the team in Oxford where you will undertake research and training to build upon your expertise in the technical issues surrounding digital preservation and your awareness of the tools, systems and […]

The latest version of veraPDF is now available. Version 0.24 includes a prototype of batch validation in both the CLI and GUI. Other new enhancements include: Conformance checker added extraction of the AFRelationship key for embedded files as a part of veraPDF feature extraction. Application enhancements implemented prototype of batch validation from CLI and GUI; […]

The Open Preservation Foundation and nestor have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the aim to facilitate discussion between the two organisations and to co-operate on activities to promote digital preservation. Sabrina Kistner Hidalgo, Head of the nestor Office said: “nestor and the OPF share central goals such as digital preservation advocacy, knowledge exchange and […]

After a week of suspense the Digital Preservation Coalition is delighted to announce the last set of finalists for the Safeguarding the Digital Legacy Category of the 2016 Digital Preservation Awards. The prestigious Digital Preservation Awards is a world-wide celebration of the achievements of those people and organisations who have made significant and innovative contributions to ensuring our […]

The latest version of veraPDF is now available to download. Version 0.22 has the following improvements: Application enhancements: changed default feature generation to document level features; added a new GUI dialog for managing feature generation options; added a user-friendly Java OutOfMemoryError with suggestions for reconfiguration; CLI can now overwrite report files; added help message when […]

The Digital Preservation Coalition is delighted to announce the next set of finalists for the Most Outstanding Digital Preservation Initiative in Industry Category of the 2016 Digital Preservation Awards. The prestigious Digital Preservation Awards is a world-wide celebration of the achievements of those people and organisations who have made significant and innovative contributions to ensuring our generation’s digital […]

The Digital Preservation Coalition is delighted to announce the next set of finalists for the Most Distinguished Student Work Category of the 2016 Digital Preservation Awards. The prestigious Digital Preservation Awards is a world-wide celebration of the achievements of those people and organisations who have made significant and innovative contributions to ensuring our generation’s digital legacy will […]

The Digital Preservation Coalition is delighted to announce the next set of finalists for the 2016 Digital Preservation Awards, from the Teaching and Communications Category. The prestigious Digital Preservation Awards is a world-wide celebration of the achievements of those people and organisations who have made significant and innovative contributions to ensuring our generation’s digital legacy will […]

After the most gruelling and detailed set of deliberation so far, the Digital Preservation Coalition is delighted to announce the first set of finalists for the 2016 Digital Preservation Awards. The prestigious Digital Preservation Awards is a world-wide celebration of the achievements of those people and organisations who have made significant and innovative contributions to ensuring […]