Roughly weekly news and opinions from the Digital Preservation Coalition’s Head of Research and Practice, Paul Wheatley. Opinions are the opinions of Paul and those featured. Not the DPC. They’re just opinions, ok?

Digital preservation for humans:

Orchid ID receives a $3m grant to develop “infrastructure and capacity”.

PRONOM over time:

And when you’ve finished marvelling, help David out here:

Not a bad point on #nodigitaldarkage:

Very sad to see this reaction from ESA, which received a lot of twitter action last week:

New training course on web archiving from the ULCC team:

More information on the Pericles Extraction Tool that was mentioned in last week’s news:

New MediaInfo release:

New toolset for tackling a variety of policy and documentation challenges in a standards compliant manner:

Excellent RDM catchup from Glasgow Uni:

And finally, it’s old but it’s gold:

It’s good night from my Orchid ID. And it’s good night from his.


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