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In 2018, with the support of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), the new eArchiving Building Block was launched. On the 3 – 4 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 […]

We are pleased to announce that our Autumn newsletter is now available! This issue features a round up from our time at iPRES, a summary of our latest news and software releases as well as information about our upcoming activities such as our document hack week and digital preservation community survey. Read our Autumn newsletter […]

CERN, 22-24 October 2019 Without the World Wide Web, there would be no Archivematica. And without CERN, there would be no World Wide Web. So it only seems fitting that Archivematica Camp is heading to the birthplace of the web in October 2019! Inspired by similar events like Hydra Camp, Islandora Camp and Fedora Camp, […]

Following the success of our JHOVE development hack week earlier this year, we are excited to announce the OPF’s first dedicated document hack week. We invite contributors of all levels of experience to help with translations, module information, feature extraction and configuration documentation, and more! We particularly welcome newcomers to the tools in the OPF […]

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 9-10 June at the Austrian National Library in Vienna. Please put the dates in your calendars! The standard AGM meeting will take place on  9 June.  As 2020 marks the 10th birthday of OPF, we are planning an anniversary summit (a one-day conference) on 10 […]

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 […]