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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 […]

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 […]