Open sustainable digital preservation


The Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities (ACDH) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria’s leading non-university research facility, is offering a position as Data Analyst with expertise in NLP and Semantic Web technologies. You will join an internationally networked team, pursuing research on the border between ICT and humanities studies. Your work will be focused on […]

The AGM 2020 and 10th anniversary summit will take place on 8-10 June at the Austrian National Library in Vienna. Please put the dates in your calendars! The standard AGM meetings will take place on 8 – 9 June. There will be a board meeting on the morning of 8 June, with the AGM starting […]

The next Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) meeting will take place in Madrid on 19-21 May 2020. The Biblioteca Digital Memoria de Madrid, Centro Cultural Conde Duque is the event host. The PASIG Steering Committee is pleased to connect with colleagues in Conde Duque, which is the most important cultural center in Madrid and home to […]


09 Sep
12 Sep

The general theme of TPDL 2019 is “Connecting with Communities”. Digital libraries and repositories store, manage, represent and disseminate rich and heterogeneous data that are often of enormous cultural, scientific, educational, artistic, and social value. Serving as digital ecosystems for empowering researchers and practitioners they provide unparalleled opportunities for novel knowledge extraction and discovery. TPDL […]

16 Sep
20 Sep

The 16th International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES 2019) will take place on 16-20 September 2019 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Central Theme The main theme in 2019 is Eye on the Horizon and aims to broaden the voices and approaches participating in the conference. In this spirit, the iPRES 2019 Programme Committee invited the digital preservation community to share their […]

03 Oct
05 Oct

PRESERVE THE LEGACY. CELEBRATE THE FUTURE. The CCAAA will hold its 2019 Joint Technical Symposium on 3-5 October 2019 at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, Hilversum, The Netherlands. The Joint Technical Symposium (JTS) is an international scientific and technical event dealing with matters of particular importance to audiovisual archives and archivists. Organized every few years since 1983 by […]


Back in March, we opened up the 2019 member survey. We were pleased to receive 21 responses from OPF member organisations including libraries, archives, universities, digital preservation vendors, and government institutions. The results revealed some interesting insights into the current state-of-play in digital preservation policy and practice among our members, and in this post, we […]

For our summer newsletter, we spoke to David Clipsham from The National Archives of the UK who was recently appointed to the OPF Board of Directors. Tell us a bit about yourself and your role I work as the Technical Architect for the Digital Archiving department at The National Archives. I work with our developers […]

The OPF team returned to The Hague last week for our Annual General Meeting. We began on Wednesday 22 May with a meeting of our Board of Directors, which covered OPF’s recent activities and outputs, plans for our new website and some interesting discussions about the FAIR community and the future of the Keepers Registry. […]