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by Barbara Sierman

Re-use, the ultimate test

This blogpost was given as a lightning talk at iDCC 2021 and was prepared by Ingrid Dillo (DANS) and me. We want to draw your attention to an overlooked element in the open research data and the preservation infrastructure:...  
This blogpost was given as a lightning talk at...  

Behind the review proces

There are several ways to get certified, but currently we see that the CoreTrustSeal is the most popular. With 104 repositories certified, according to their website. And more to come as, for example the EU supports the...  
There are several ways to get certified, but...  

UNESCO & preservation

Recently UNESCO’s Memory of the World program organized an interesting webinar called “Documentary Heritage at Risk: Policy Gaps in Digital Preservation”. As preservationists we can use every support to spread the word...  
Recently UNESCO’s Memory of the World program...  

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...  

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...  

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