Digital Preservation

event: Future Perfect 2012

26/03/2012 08:00
27/03/2012 17:00

The programme for Future Perfect 2012 is available online:

The theme of Future Perfect 2012 – Digital Preservation by Design – seeks to stimulate discussion about how, when and why influencing the design of systems can support digital preservation and ultimately ensure that today's information is available tomorrow. Future Perfect 2012 will be a two day conference featuring many exciting international and New Zealand speakers. [read more...]


New Zealand

event: Trust and E-journals


Registration is now open for a DPC briefing day on the topic of ‘Trust and E-journals’ at the Wellcome Library, London on 31st January 2012: [read more...]


Wellcome Library London
United Kingdom

event: The Digital Preservation Training Programme


The DPTP is a modular training programme, built around themed sessions that have been developed to assist you in designing and implementing an approach to preservation that will work for your institution. Through a wide range of modules, the DPTP examines the need for policies, planning, strategies, standards and procedures in digital preservation, and teaches some of the most up-to-date methods, tools and concepts in the area. It covers these topics via a mixture of lectures, discussions, practical tasks and exercises, and a class project. [read more...]


School of Oriental and Africa Studies (SOAS)
Thornhaugh Street Brunei Gallery, University of London
London WC1H 0XG
United Kingdom

job: Digital Preservation Project Officer (ARCW)

The National Library of Wales offers a diverse range of employment opportunities and seeks to appoint enthusiastic staff to work within the Library services.

Applications are invited for the following post:


Band 3: £18,949 - £24,862 pro rata.

37 hours per week

Post for a period of 6 months

Closing date for receipt of applications: 5 September 2011

Date of interviews: 15 September 2011 [read more...]

event: Digital Preservation Summit 2011


Digital Preservation Summit 2011: A conference by experts for experts

Digital long-term preservation has become an important topic for almost every library, archive and museum. Preservation and long-lasting usability of valuable digital cultural and scientific holdings are central challenges the digital society is facing.

The Digital Preservation Summit 2011 addresses major issues of some of the first necessary tasks in the process of a successful and sustainable digital preservation practise.

At the conference you will: [read more...]


Sofitel Hamburg Alter Wall
Alter Wall 40
Hamburg 20457

event: Getting started in digital preservation

04/02/2011 10:30
04/02/2011 16:00

Following on from the very successful 'Decoding the Digital' conference, the British Library Preservation Advisory Centre and the Digital Preservation Coalition are delighted to invite you to the first of four events designed to raise awareness of digital preservation issues, increase involvement with digital preservation activities and sign-post the support and resources available to help you on your way. [read more...]


British Library Centre for Conservation
96 Euston Road
London NW1 2DB
United Kingdom

event: Approaches to digitisation

09/02/2011 10:00
09/02/2011 16:30

Many organisations are digitising their collections as a way of providing wider access to books and documents in their collections. This day has been designed to give an overview of how to plan for and undertake digitisation of library and archive material. The day will also raise awareness of digital preservation issues. By the end of the day, participants will be able to:

* Explain the benefits of digitising material
* Give examples of the types of materials that are suitable for digitisation
* Identify the issues to be considered when planning for digitisation [read more...]


British Library Centre for Conservation
96 Euston Road
London NW1 2DB
United Kingdom

tool: FocusOPEN Digital Asset Manager

Open source Digital Asset Management solution designed for medium size preservation, cataloguing, media archiving and batch transcoding.
Methods relating to this toolCategory
AnimationPractice-led research
Cataloguing and indexingData structuring and enhancement
Collaborative publishingData publishing and dissemination
CollatingData analysis
Content analysisData analysis
CurationStrategy and project management
Data miningData analysis
General project managementStrategy and project management
Graphical interaction (synchronous)Communication and collaboration
Graphical renderingData structuring and enhancement
Image feature measurementData analysis
Image manipulationPractice-led research
Image segmentationData analysis
IndexingData analysis
Manual input and transcriptionData capture
OverlayingData analysis
PhotographyPractice-led research
PreservationStrategy and project management
Record linkagesData structuring and enhancement
Resource sharingCommunication and collaboration
Server scriptingData publishing and dissemination
Statistical analysisData analysis
Streaming mediaData publishing and dissemination
Text encoding - presentationalData structuring and enhancement
Text encoding - referentialData structuring and enhancement
Text miningData analysis
Text recognitionData capture
Textual interaction (asynchronous)Communication and collaboration
Textual interaction (synchronous)Communication and collaboration
Use of existing digital dataData capture
User contributed contentData publishing and dissemination
Video and moving image compressionData structuring and enhancement
Video editingPractice-led research
Video post productionPractice-led research
Video-based interaction (asynchronous)Communication and collaboration
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event: Alliance for Permanent Access (APA) - Conference

22/11/2010 09:00
22/11/2010 17:30

The members of the Alliance for Permanent Access (APA) would like to invite you to the APA conference in Helsinki on Monday 22nd November 2010.

The theme of the 2010 annual Conference is Scalable infrastructures for digital preservation. [read more...]



event: Digital Preservation Training Programme


University of London Computer Centre announces that the next Digital Preservation Training Programme (DPTP) will take place from 4th-6th of October 2010, at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London. [read more...]


School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) London
United Kingdom
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