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Notes from day 2 of the PREFORMA final conference

Becky McGuinness

Following on from Notes from ‘Shaping our future memory standards’ the final PREFORMA conference, day 1, here are my notes from day 2: Monika Hagedorn-Saupe...

Siegfried and Roy


A little while ago I introduced a new file format identification tool, siegfried, on this blog. Since then, I’ve been refining the tool, with a...

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When is a PDF not a PDF? Format identification in focus.

Carl Wilson

In this post I'll be taking a look at format identification of PDF files and highlighting a difference in opinion between format identification tools. Some...

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File Characterisation Tools – A Report on a Testing Project Conducted at the National Library of Australia


The National Library of Australia has just completed a small project to investigate and test a number of software tools of interest to digital preservation activities....

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Forensics tools and digital archiving


I attended the DPC’s latest briefing day on Digital Forensics for Preservation in Oxford on the 29th June 2011 and compiled a list of some...