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News

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, […]

Events

21 Oct
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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 […]

24 Oct
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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 […]

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 […]

Blog

Back in March, we opened up the 2019 member survey. We were pleased to receive 21 responses from OPF member organisations including libraries, archives, universities, digital preservation vendors, and government institutions. The results revealed some interesting insights into the current state-of-play in digital preservation policy and practice among our members, and in this post, we […]

For our summer newsletter, we spoke to David Clipsham from The National Archives of the UK who was recently appointed to the OPF Board of Directors. Tell us a bit about yourself and your role I work as the Technical Architect for the Digital Archiving department at The National Archives. I work with our developers […]

The OPF team returned to The Hague last week for our Annual General Meeting. We began on Wednesday 22 May with a meeting of our Board of Directors, which covered OPF’s recent activities and outputs, plans for our new website and some interesting discussions about the FAIR community and the future of the Keepers Registry. […]