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Take a look at our calendar of upcoming events in the digital preservation community.

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13 Oct
25 Jan

Take a look at the OPF webinar programme for the remainder of the year. We will continue to add more webinars to the programme as they are confirmed. We welcome contributions from the community, so please get in touch if you would like to present your work. OPF members have access to priority registration and any remaining places are made available to the community. Sign up to our mailing list to find out when places are released. The archive of…

21 Oct
25 Oct

The International Council on Archives will hold their annual conference from 21-25 March 2019 in Adelaide, South Australia. The conference theme Designing the Archive is about putting people at the centre of what we do. It provides an opportunity to explore how data and information managers, records managers and archivists are using, or can use, human-centred design approaches to ensure we deliver benefits to citizens, customers, stakeholders and communities. The program aims to explore the use of empathy, creativity, innovation, experimentation, prototyping,…

24 Oct
25 Oct

What: 2019 BitCurator Users Forum When: October 24-25, 2019 Where: BitCurator Consortium member Yale University About the Forum The BitCurator Users Forum brings together representatives from libraries, archives, museums, and related information professions engaged in (or considering) digital forensics work to acquire, better understand, and make available born-digital materials. The two-day forum will balance discussion of theory and practice of digital forensics and related digital analysis workflows with hands-on activities for users at all levels of experience with the BitCurator environment,…

07 Nov

The next OPF tech clinic will take place on Thursday 7 November – World Digital Preservation Day! All members are invited to book one-to-one or group sessions to discuss any aspect of your digital preservation work. There are some examples below, but we are happy to tailor the session to your needs: getting started with OPF tools, e.g. installation and basic usage; help with integrating open source tools into local automated workflows and systems; investigating problems and issues with open…

13 Nov

This webinar will introduce and demonstrate open source software (OSS) tools and methods for libraries, archives and museums (LAMs) to identify email in born-digital collections, review email sources for sensitive or restricted materials, and perform appraisal and triage tasks to identify and annotate records. We’ll illustrate products of the Review, Appraisal and Triage of Mail (RATOM) project. Speakers Kam Woods and Cal Lee: School of Information and Library Science (SILS), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Date and time…

26 Nov

This webinar will provide a user’s guide as to what’s changed in the latest version of Fido. We will cover: Fixes and new features in the new version, including: Improved testing and QA Python 3 support What does this mean for users? How do you report a bug or request a new feature? Fido future plans and release schedule Q&A Speakers Sarah Romkey and Ashley Blewer Date and time Tuesday 26 November, 16:00 (CST) |  15:00 (BST). The webinar will…

28 Nov

This webinar will provide a user’s guide as to what’s changed in the latest version of Jypylyzer. We will cover: Fixes and new features in the new major version, including:  Change to output format  The addition of raw codestream validation functionality  Updated Debian packaging  Compliance with PEP8 and PEP257  Automated build process for Windows binaries What does this mean for users?How do you report a bug or request a new feature? Q&A Speakers Johan van der Knijff, National Library of…

03 Dec
04 Dec

On the 3 – 4 of December, the European Commission is hosting a CEF eArchiving event to help you digitally archive your data, so that it can be consulted, exported and reused accordingly, and to provide documentary evidence when and where needed. The event offers the unique opportunity to learn how eArchiving can be used beyond traditional archiving tools and how to overcome the implementation challenges. During the event you will discover how eArchiving ensures that access to data remains secure, predictable and why…

19 May
22 May

Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) addresses the changing and challenging environment for libraries and information systems and services in the digital world. LIDA is an international biennial conference that brings together researchers, educators, students, practitioners, and developers from all over the world in a forum for personal exchanges, discussions, and learning, made easier by being held in memorable environs. This year’s theme is ” Reshaping Identity in The Digital Age: People, Libraries, Data, Technology & Ethics”. We welcome papers that…

08 Jun
10 Jun

The OPF 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! As 2020 marks the 10th birthday of OPF, we are planning an anniversary summit (a one-day conference-style event) on 10 June. Agenda 8-9 June: OPF Annual General Meeting and Board meeting (members only) 10 June: 10th Anniversary Summit (everyone welcome)