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EDINA and the ISSN International Centre are pleased to announce the publication of Working Together to Ensure the Future of the Digital Scholarly Record. This statement outlines the actions now required to tackle the evolving challenges of preserving and ensuring the long-term accessibility of digital scholarship. View the statement at: http://thekeepers.blogs.edina.ac.uk/keepers-extra/ensuringthefuture/ Working Together to Ensure the Future of the Digital […]

The latest version of veraPDF is now available. Version 0.20 has the following enhancements: Application enhancements: added signature types to features report; depth of feature reporting now configurable; and altered log level of some validation methods. Conformance checker fixes: fix for validation of character encoding requirements of invisible fonts; and fix for ICC Profile mluc […]

Alexandria: The Journal of National and International Library and Information Issues invites submissions for a themed issue on Digital Preservation. The scale and diversity of digital collections in national memory institutions has grown immensely over the past decades. The challenges of maintaining and preserving these collections for future generations have been recognized and addressed in various forms, and solution […]

The latest version of veraPDF is now available to download. It is accompanied by a beta version of our new documentation site. The site provides installation and user guides to help you get started with the veraPDF conformance checker. The beta site is online here: http://docs.verapdf.org veraPDF 0.18 has the following fixes and enhancements: Application […]

The most significant celebration of achievements in digital preservation draws ever closer with just one month left to enter the Digital Preservation Awards 2016. Now is the time for you to send us your nominations and be in with a chance of being named the best in your field of expertise and receive recognition for […]

The Open Preservation Foundation is pleased to announce that the National Library of Norway has become its latest charter member. The National Library of Norway collects all media types published in Norway, including radio and television broadcasts, films, music, and the Norwegian part of the Internet. Within the coming 20–30 years, they plan to digitize […]

The Open Preservation Foundation is delighted to welcome Arkivum as its newest affiliate member. Arkivum has a successful track record of delivering digital preservation solutions to some of the leading organisations in the UK, Europe and the USA. With both on-site and cloud-based managed digital preservation and big data archiving offerings, Arkivum is able to […]

We are pleased to announce that our 2014-2016 Annual Report has been published. The report looks back on the activities and achievements undertaken by the Foundation over the past two years. Highlights include: Launch of strategic plan 2015-18, new name, brand and website New membership and software supporter model Technology: stewardship and sustainability Knowledge: webinars […]

The Bodleian Libraries and Cambridge University Library have received substantial funding from the Polonsky Foundation to appoint six Polonsky Digital Preservation Specialists for a joint 2-year project. Three posts will be based at each institution, and will work collaboratively to address the development of systems and services to support the long-term preservation of the libraries’ […]

With just a couple of months left to submit your nominations, do not miss your opportunity for recognition at the most prominent celebration of achievement for those people and organisations who have made significant and innovative contributions to maintaining a digital legacy. Send us your nominations by 12noon on Tuesday 26th July and be in […]