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by Barbara Sierman

Winning the DPC Fellowship Award 2018!

[caption id="attachment_603" align="aligncenter" width="584"] Richard Ovenden awarding Barbara Sierman the DPC Fellowship (photo by DPC)[/caption]On the 2018 World Digital Preservation Day in Amsterdam, I was honoured to be...  
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A Dutch edition of the Keepers registry … but for web archiving!

Last week the Dutch Digital Heritage Network launched a new product: the national registry of web archives in the Netherlands. This collaborative work gives an overview of the websites that are harvested ánd preserved in...  
Last week the Dutch Digital Heritage Network...  

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...  

IDCC 2018 in Barcelona

The FAIR principles in its broadest sense were at the heart of the conference of the Digital Curation Centre, this time held in Barcelona. The FAIR principles about data being Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and...  
The FAIR principles in its broadest sense were at...  

Preservation as a present

20 Years of preservation have brought us valuable insights, useful tools and a large quantity of digital material that is now taking care of.For the general public, used to their tablets and phones where everything is stored...  
20 Years of preservation have brought us valuable...  

Icon Digital Preservation

How do you depict digital preservation? I gave it a try with this .png file. It is free for everyone to use under Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-ND! Just in time for the International Digital Preservation Day on 30 november...  
How do you depict digital preservation? I gave it...  

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...  

Certification changes: basic becomes core in the CoreTrustSeal

There is a new organization in the certification world for digital repositories: CoreTrustSeal.The new organization is replacing the original Data Seal of Approval community (consisting of a General Assembly, peer reviewers...  
There is a new organization in the certification...  

OAIS and the KB Web Collection history

The Open Archival Information System (OAIS) values the (future) user of the digital archive very much. This “Designated Community” of the archive need to be served by extra information about the archived material in...  
The Open Archival Information System (OAIS)...  
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