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by Barbara Sierman

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...  

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...  

Welcome 2019 – digital preservation promises

Today, when people are starting to phrase good intentions for the New Year, it is a nice moment to draw the attention to a report that was published in October last year. Oya Y. Rieger from ITHAKA S+R wrote an “issue...  
Today, when people are starting to phrase good...  

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...  

Is it useful to know who is using which preservation system?

My organization is, as are many others,  looking for a replacement of the current digital preservation system. So I’m curious what is on the market and what other national libraries are using. Websites of commercial...  
My organization is, as are many others,  looking...  

Software preservation in series of webinars

Last week the 5th episode in a series of webinars on software preservation was launched. The series is organized by the Software Preservation Network in the USA and the Digital Preservation Coalition in the UK.Although...  
Last week the 5th episode in a series of webinars...  

Fixity practices in the preservation community

The National Digital Stewardship Alliance conducted a survey in 2017 about the fixity (best) practices in the preservation community and recently published their results. The survey was intended to get an answer to two...  
The National Digital Stewardship Alliance...  

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