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News

The Open Preservation Foundation (OPF) is pleased to announce that the production version of JHOVE 1.22 is now available to download. JHOVE is an open source file format identification, validation and characterisation tool for digital preservation, and part of the OPF reference toolset. The major new features of this release are the addition of error […]

Our first online Hack Week of 2019 will take place 8-12 April We invite you to join contributors around the world to help improve JHOVE, an open source file format validation tool for digital preservation. We have extended the event format from a day to a week to make it easier for people to join […]

The first release candidate for JHOVE 1.22 is now available for community testing at: http://software.openpreservation.org/releases/jhove-1.22-RC.jar. JHOVE is an open source file format identification, validation and characterisation tool for digital preservation, and part of the OPF reference toolset. The major new features of this release are the addition of error IDs and the separation of modules […]

Events

21 May
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22 May

The Swiss Federal Archives are pleased to invite the members of the DLM Forum to their Annual General Meeting in Bern. The AGM will take place on 21-22 May, 2019.

22 May
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23 May

The 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Open Preservation Foundation will take place on 22-23 May in Den Haag, Netherlands, kindly co-hosted by the Nationaal Archief and the Koninklijke Bibliotheek. We invite two representatives from your organisation to join the meeting – please put the dates in your diaries! The AGM presents an opportunity […]

24 May

This half-day workshop will provide participants with an understanding of what veraPDF does, how to install and configure the software and how to interpret the results. veraPDF is an open source, industry supported PDF/A validation and characterisation tool and part of the OPF reference toolset. It can be used by itself or as part of […]

Blog

OPF Hack Week Summary It’s now over two weeks since the OPF JHOVE Hack Week finished, though following the Easter break it doesn’t feel that long ago. The OPF are currently reviewing and merging the contributions we received. The review seems a good opportunity to write a quick blog post to give an overview of […]

A second JHOVE release candidate is available today, 2 April 2019. It contains fixes for the following bugs found in the first test phase. Please download the new release candidate and report any issues by 9 April. While refactoring the repetition in the module checksumming, a bug was introduced in the XML module. This prevented […]

This month we talked to Peter May from the British Library to find out what he has been working on and how he got into digital preservation. Tell us a bit about yourself and your role As the digital preservation technical architect at the British Library I research, develop and advise colleagues on technical practices […]