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by Barbara Sierman

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...  

NARA needs your input

You will have one month, until November 1st 2019 to give your feedback on NARA’s 15 File Format Digital Preservation Action Plans. During the AdHoc session at iPRES2019 Leslie Johnston presented NARA’s Preservation...  
You will have one month, until November 1st 2019...  

Concept of “reuse” analyzed

Reusability is the R in FAIR principles. The scope of “reusabilty”in the FAIR principles is still under discussion as well as the mandatory requirements in order to achieve re-usable data sets. Knowing the consequences...  
Reusability is the R in FAIR principles. The...  

iPRES 2019: my Whypres

The following blog post was published on the iPRES 2019 website, as part of the series of WhyPres...  
The following blog post was published on the...  

Why reinvent the wheel for FAIR?

A message to FAIR-istsThe current discussions around FAIR (stands for Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) datasets are raising a lot of confusion. It occurs to me, that the current discussions about FAIR in...  
A message to FAIR-istsThe current discussions...  

Next Phase OAIS Review

In 2017 is wastime for the regular ISO 5-year review of the OAIS standard. The preservationcommunity has been warned for this via several channels. We started adiscussion platform, the OAISCommunity, on the Digital...  
In 2017 is wastime for the regular ISO 5-year...  

FAIR data assessment at RDA

Last week I attended the Research Data Alliance Fair Data Assesment Working Group in an online meeting. The concept of the FAIR data principles is getting more and more popular but the description of each principle...  
Last week I attended the Research Data Alliance...  

EU Principles for Scholarly publishing

Recently the following report was published by the European Commission: Future of Scholarly Publishing and Scholarly communication: Report of the Expert Group to the European Commission. 2019 DOI 10.2777/836532...  
Recently the following report was published by...  

Digital preservationists and IT colleagues

A recurring theme in the discussions of preservationists is their delicate relationship with IT people and it was no surprise that recently Scott Prater published his article “How to Talk to IT about Digital...  
A recurring theme in the discussions of...  

Do FAIR data ever become heritage?

Since 2014 when they were first launched, the FAIR data principles are getting more and more attention in the research and open science community. Developed in reaction to the incidents with fraudulent research data, by...  
Since 2014 when they were first launched, the...  

The Great iPRES Digital Preservation Bake-Off

 As the Organizing and Program Vice-Chair of iPRES 2019 I would like to draw your attention to the following:The Great iPRES 2019 Digital Preservation Bake-Off is looking for YOUR favourite ingredients and...  
 As the Organizing and Program...  

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...  
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