We participate in national and international projects to develop software, services and best practice which benefit our members. We have supported projects by providing shared infrastructure for collaboration and by providing a sustainable home for project outputs.

Take a look at our active projects below. Past projects can be seen on our archive.

The European Archival Records and Knowledge Preservation (E-ARK) project set out to develop open source technical specifications, methods and tools for digital archiving. The project, co-funded by the European Commission, ran from 2014-2017 and was rated ‘excellent’ in its final review. The tools and specifications form the basis of the E-ARK4ALL follow-on programme to establish the new CEF […]

Overview: Digital preservation systems generally lack a common and consistent way to describe and execute preservation policies and actions. For example, Archivematica’s Format Policy Register (FPR) and Preservica’s Linked Data Registry (LDR) both define what tools and rules to use, but they are not interoperable. Technical information cannot be shared between the two solutions and […]

Planets (Preservation and Long-term Access through NETworked Services) SCAPE (SCAlable Preservation Environments) SPRUCE (Sustainable Preservation Using Community Engagement) AQuA (Automating Quality Assurance) Preservation Health Check