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by Barbara Sierman

The Big Picture

To celebrate digital preservation, the Dutch Digital Heritage Network will organize the first training about The Big Picture of Digital Preservation aka Permanent...  
To celebrate digital preservation, the Dutch...  

The prize winning IPS of the British Library

During iPRES2019in Amsterdam Peter May from the British Library(BL) presented their ambitious IntegratedPreservation Suite (IPS). And for this contribution, they won the prize forthe iPRES 2019 Best Paper Award, sponsored by...  
During iPRES2019in Amsterdam Peter May from the...  

Open Preservation Foundation’s new Strategy

There are several member organizations active in digital preservation. Knowing their position in the preservation landscape will help preservationist to decide which of them fits best to their needs and which to join. The...  
There are several member organizations active in...  

ENUMERATE 2017 and digital preservation

A new version of the ENUMERATE survey results was just published with a separate report on the Dutch results. The ENUMERATE survey monitors the digitization activities in memory institutions in Europe, whereby memory...  
A new version of the ENUMERATE survey results was...  

SCAPE Preservation Policies continued

This week we launched a Dutch translation of the Catalogue of Policy Elements as  Duurzaamheidsbeleid , a wiki on the website of the National Coalition for Digital Preservation (NCDD).The original Catalogue was...  
This week we launched a Dutch translation of the...  

Whitts cure for preservationists despair?

[caption id="attachment_500" align="alignleft" width="200"] A cure for preservation despair?[/caption]After Christmas I tried to reduce my digital pile of recent articles, conference papers, presentations etc. on digital...  
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Developments in Preservation Policies

Often it is unclear whether results from European projects have any follow-up after the project is finished. If so, how can one monitor this? With regard to our work in SCAPE, including the Catalogue of Policy Elements...  
Often it is unclear whether results from European...  

Crystal clear digital preservation: a management issue

Raising awareness for digital preservation was a frequently used phrase when I started in this field ten years ago (never regretted it, hurray!). We preservationists have made progress. But the story is still not explaining...  
Raising awareness for digital preservation was a...  

Preservation Policies & Maturity levels

Recently at the iPRES 2014 conference in Melbourne I gave a presentation on the SCAPE Preservation Policies.  Not only I explained  the SCAPE  Preservation Policy Model , but I also summarized my findings...  
Recently at the iPRES 2014 conference in...  

nestor Preservation Policy guideline (as yet: for German readers only)

People who can read the German language should have a look at the recent publication of nestor, the German digital preservation coalition, about creating an institutional preservation policy, or Leitfaden zur Erstellung...  
People who can read the German language should...  

Too early for audits?

I never realized that the procedure of getting to an ISO standard could take several years, but this is true for two standards related to audit and certification of trustworthy digital repositories.  Although we have the...  
I never realized that the procedure of getting to...  

BVIM and digital preservation policies

[caption id="attachment_173" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Toy clock Digital 350 computer[/caption]Organizations must evaluate their activities and show the relevancy of them to their funders. It  is no exception...  
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