event: Planets End of Project Conference

20/05/2010 09:00
20/05/2010 18:00

Members of the digital preservation community are invited to join leading researchers and developers from the Planets project for their end of project conference in Berlin.

For the first time in the four-year project, the conference will bring together the entire Planets team alongside colleagues from outside of the consortium to reflect on what the project set out to achieve, the lessons learnt, the outputs of the project as well as looking to future directions in digital preservation. [read more...]


The Crowne Plaza Berlin City Centre

event: ULCC Web Archiving workshop

28/06/2010 10:00
28/06/2010 13:30

ULCC runs Web Archiving workshop, London 28th June 2010

First workshop based on ULCC’s successful Digital Preservation Training Programme (DPTP) [read more...]


School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
United Kingdom

Preserving the British Library’s C19 Newspaper Collection: Planets Film Released

Planets (Preservation and Long-term Access Through Networked Services) has released the first of four filmed and written studies to show how national libraries and archives in Europe are using Planets tools to preserve large and valuable digital collections.

A short documentary film, it describes how the British Library has used Planets to help preserve its C19 digitised newspaper collection. [read more...]

PREMIS in METS Toolbox

The Library of Congress and the Florida Center for Library Automation (FCLA) are pleased to announce the availability of the PREMIS-In-METS Toolbox at The PREMIS-in-METS Toolbox is a set of open-source tools developed to support the implementation of PREMIS preservation metadata in the METS container format.

The Toolbox includes three tools: Validate, Convert and Describe. [read more...]

job: Data Acquisition, Preservation, Dissemination Team Leader & International Research Infrastructures Team Leader

GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences is an internationally active institute belonging to the Leibniz Association, funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research and the Federal States.

The department ‘Data Archive for the Social Sciences’ in Cologne is responsible for the acquisition of domestic and international comparative surveys on sociological and political science topics. The surveys are processed in accordance with internationally recognized standards, archived and made available for the scientific public. [read more...]

event: Pass It On: Personal Archiving Day at the Library of Congress

10/05/2010 10:00
10/05/2010 15:30

Pass It On: Personal Archiving Day at the Library of Congress May 10

Memories should last a lifetime and be passed on to future generations.
Advice on how to safeguard precious digital and traditional photos,
documents, recordings and more will be presented at Pass It On: Personal Archiving Day at the Library of Congress.

Library staff will discuss practical strategies for preserving personal
collections from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, May 10, in the Mumford Room on [read more...]


101 Independence Ave James Madison Building
Washington, D.C.
United States

job: Digital Preservation Analyst: The National Library of New Zealand

The National Library of New Zealand has a vacancy for a Digital Preservation Analyst.

Reporting to the National Digital Heritage Archive (NDHA) Manager you will be responsible for developing and implementing digital preservation solutions for the digital material held within the NDHA. The goal is to prevent and/or mitigate risk to ensure that the Library's digital collections remain accessible over time and available for researchers, students and other users in the future. [read more...]

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