Digital Preservation News 016

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?

DPC held it’s annual members day with a new unconference format: Connecting the Bits. We also said farewell to our longest serving staff member: Carol Jackson. Thanks so much and all the best for the future Carol!

Needless to say, I think Carol chose the right venue and weather for us. The digital preservation was ok as well:

Date for diary:

Checksums explained:

IJDC 10/2 is open:

And in particular check:

Files embedded in PDFs may lead to dependencies on external viewers:

New email preservation tool from Stanford: ePADD

ePUB file format assessment from the BL:

Short paper on photogrammetry preservation:

Fascinating keynote from DH2015:

And a final thought:

I was cured all right

Digital Preservation News 016

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