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by Barbara Sierman

Preservation pleasures on YouTube

I was worried that the DP community would not be updated on the latest developments due to the postponement of iPRES2020 and PASIG. But last week’s online conference #wemissiPRES was an excellent opportunity to hear all...  
I was worried that the DP community would not be...  

Digital Damage: Open Access Journals

“Open is not forever”, with this title Mikael Laakso, Lisa Matthias and Najko Jahn report about their investigation in disappearing open access journals from the public domain. Open access journals differ from their paid...  
“Open is not forever”, with this title Mikael...  

Risks of the Cloud

Computer forensic scientists have some similarities with digital preservationists in that they need to know a lot about the digital information they study, before they can draw conclusions. Digital preserv ation has adopted...  
Computer forensic scientists have some...  

De Big Picture of het Grote Plaatje

Digitale duurzaamheid omvat een veelheid aan aspecten en het is voor een instelling niet eenvoudig keuzes te maken. Een valkuil bij het maken van keuzes is dat een instelling de kostenfactor doorslaggevend laat zijn. Maar...  
Digitale duurzaamheid omvat een veelheid aan...  

No conferences, no progress?

Now that several digital preservation related conferences have been cancelled or postponed to later this year of even to next year, we are faced with a problem. It is not the problem of the missed conference dinner, or the...  
Now that several digital preservation related...  

TRUST article in SCIENTIFIC DATA

Just published: our article on TRUST in the Springer journal Scientific Data https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-0486-7...  
Just published: our article on TRUST in the...  

Document and preserve

The COVID-19 crisis had led to a more digitized world and as a consequence to more digital material that is of value to preserve. UNESCO has published an article “Turning the threat of COVID-19 into an opportunity for...  
The COVID-19 crisis had led to a more digitized...  

WARC, the best web archiving format?

Recently Google Scholar pointed me to an interesting pre-print about webarchiving. The authors Xinyue Wand and Zhiwu Xie raised the question whether we as web archiving community are using the “right” format when using...  
Recently Google Scholar pointed me to an...  

Sustainable digital preservation

Last week the DPC held an interesting webinar and invited the authors of  Toward Environmentally Sustainable Digital Preservation, published in the summer of 2019. Keith Pendergrass, Walker Sampson, Tim Walsh, and Laura...  
Last week the DPC held an interesting webinar and...  

RDM and DP: Collaborating or Co-existing?

ResearchData Management (RDM)  and DigitalPreservation (DP) communities: “do they really collaborate or are they onlyco-existing”? With this introduction, an interesting article starts,written by Michelle Lindlar,...  
ResearchData Management (RDM)  and...  

Machines as Designated Community

What if theDesignated Community is a...  
What if theDesignated Community is a...  

Recordings Seminar Re-Use

The recordings of the seminar Hergebruik / Re-use are now online! They can be found on the YouTube channel of the...  
The recordings of the seminar Hergebruik / Re-use...  
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