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

OPF member the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) currently has an internship opportunity in Archives and Records Management. Closing date: 18.02.2019 Location: IAEA Headquarters, Vienna, Austria Reference: TAL-MTGS20190110-001 Duration: 12 months Internships The IAEA accepts a limited number of interns each year. The internships are awarded to persons studying towards a university degree or who have recently […]

The Open Preservation Foundation is delighted to welcome CSC – IT Center for Science, Finland as its newest Charter member. CSC is a Finnish non-profit state enterprise with an important role to steer and develop education, science and cultural policy elements for Finland’s Ministry of Education and Culture. CSC offers technology and service development solutions […]

The Open Preservation Foundation (OPF) and the Dutch Digital Heritage Network (DDHN) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding to reaffirm their commitment to work cooperatively. This agreement builds upon the existing MOU between the OPF and the Netherlands Coalition for Digital Preservation (NCDD). The NCDD merged into the Dutch Digital Heritage Network in 2018, […]

OPF member The National Archives currently has a vacancy for a Web Archive Technical Specialist. Closing Date: 17 March 2019 Location: The National Archives, Kew Reference number: 1607334 About the job Job description What will the future know of today? Archives, as the homes for our collective memories, are in the future business. Your work will ensure that today’s […]

OPF member, The National Archives, currently has a vacancy for a Digital Archivist. Closing Date: 18 January 2019 Location: The National Archives, Kew Reference number: 1615541 Job description Digital Archivist UK Civil Service, Higher Executive Officer, Permanent, Full time (flexible working based on 36 hours/week) or part-time/job share £30,000 Are you seeking to develop your career in a world […]

As 2018 draws to a close, we are pleased to publish our End of Year Highlights and share them with the community. This report showcases our work over the past year, including an overview of our knowledge sharing and best practice activities, updates about the maintenance and development of our open source digital preservation tools, and a […]

The Open Preservation Foundation (OPF) is pleased to welcome the Bibliothèque nationale de Luxembourg (BnL) as our most recent charter member. As part of its legal missions as a national heritage library, the BnL collects, catalogues, enriches and preserves all publications issued in Luxembourg as well as all those issued abroad relating to the Grand […]

We kindly invite you to review the following eArchiving specifications. Originally created by the E-ARK project and enhanced and stabilised by the E-ARK4ALL project, these specifications are a core component of the CEF eArchiving Building Block. The specifications are being released for review in two groups. The Common Specification for Information Packages and the Common Specification […]

The full Call for Contributions for the 16th International Conference on Digital Preservation,  iPRES 2019, is now open. The theme for iPRES 2019 –  Eye on the Horizon – aims to broaden the voices and approaches participating in the conference. In keeping with the theme, we will embrace creative proposals that demonstrate how research and theory […]