Conferences (Digital Preservation)

iPres 2014: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Digital Preservation

Papers covered a wide array of preservation topics including migration and emulation, file format management, registries and linked data, funding models, education and training, personal archiving and software-based art, web archiving, metadata and persistent identifiers.


Flint is a framework to facilitate a configurable file/format validation. Its underlying architecture is based on the idea that file/format validation almost always has a specific use-case with concrete requirements that may differ from a validation against the official industry standard of a given format. The following are the principle ideas we’ve implemented in order to match such requirements.
Who is the intended audience?
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Staffing for Effective Digital Preservation: An NDSA Report | The Signal

The results of the 2012 National Digital Stewardship Alliance Standards and Practices Working Group’s digital preservation staffing survey have just been released! Staffing for Effective Digital Preservation: An NDSA Report (pdf) shares what we learned by surveying 85 institutions with a mandate to preserve digital content about how they staffed and organized their preservation functions.

The 11th annual iPRES conference on digital preservation will be held in Melbourne in October 2014

call for contributions

Focus is "Research and Innovation"

Looks like it will be a very big week. 6 - 10th October.