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The Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities (ACDH) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria’s leading non-university research facility, is offering a position as Data Analyst with expertise in NLP and Semantic Web technologies. You will join an internationally networked team, pursuing research on the border between ICT and humanities studies. Your work will be focused on […]

The 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! The standard AGM meetings will take place on 8 – 9 June. There will be a board meeting on the morning of 8 June, with the AGM starting […]

The next Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) meeting will take place in Madrid on 19-21 May 2020. The Biblioteca Digital Memoria de Madrid, Centro Cultural Conde Duque is the event host. The PASIG Steering Committee is pleased to connect with colleagues in Conde Duque, which is the most important cultural center in Madrid and home to […]

The Open Preservation Foundation is pleased to announce that veraPDF 1.14 has been released. veraPDF is an open source, industry supported PDF/A validator, and part of the OPF reference toolset. This release contains a number of bug fixes and feature requests including the latest resolutions from the PDF Validation Technical Working Group of the PDF […]

iPRES 2019 is excited to offer you the preliminary programme for the 16th International Conference on Digital Preservation. Our Programme Committee, lots of fantastic reviewers and a good many volunteers worked hard on shaping and drafting a GREAT programme for iPRES 2019. A very warm welcome to iPRES 2019 and to Amsterdam, The Netherlands! iPRES […]

The first release candidate for veraPDF 1.14 is now available for community testing. veraPDF is an open source, industry supported PDF/A validator, and part of the OPF reference toolset. This release contains a large number of bug fixes and feature requests including the latest resolutions from the Validation Technical Working Group (TWG) of the PDF […]

The E-ARK4ALL project and the DILCIS Board are proud to announce the official release of the next generation of E-ARK specifications! The new releases include a number of bug fixes and other updates which were only possible thanks to the huge amount of valuable feedback from the archival community in early 2019! We would like […]

To accommodate our growing team, the OPF has moved to a new office in the centre of Leeds. Our new address is: Open Preservation Foundation 10-12 East Parade Leeds LS1 2BH You can also contact us online or find us on twitter. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the British Library for […]

The iPres Working Group invites you to provide feedback on the Future of iPres, the international digital preservation conference.  We look forward to hearing from you! As you may know, in September 2018 the iPres Steering Committee approved the convening of the iPres Working Group and at iPres 2019, we will share the outcome of our […]

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 […]