Monthly Archives: November 2011

Jobs at risk in Sky tapeless move

Jobs at risk in Sky tapeless move  Sky is in talks with staff over plans to axe some broadcast operations roles as part of wider plans to move to a file-based operation. Source: Broadcast

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Recommendation on Digitisation and Digital Preservation

Recommendation on Digitisation and Digital Preservation  The European Commission has just adopted a Recommendation on Digitisation and Digital Preservation, asking Member States to step up their efforts, pool their resources and involve private actors in digitising cultural material and make … Continue reading

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Automated Preservation: Digital Raw Photographs

Automated Preservation: Digital Raw Photographs Stephan Bauer and Christoph Becker: Automated Preservation: The Case of Digital Raw Photographs. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2011, Volume 7008/2011, 39-49. Abstract In digital preservation, a common approach for preservation actions is the migration … Continue reading

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FP7 ICT Work Programme 2011-2012

FP7 ICT Work Programme 2011-2012  Objective 4.3: Digital Preservation Objective 8.2: ICT for Access to Cultural Resources ICT Call 9 Information Day 15 November 2011,Luxembourg Javier HERNANDEZ-ROS, Head of Unit E3 Cultural heritage and technology-enhanced learning DG Information Society and … Continue reading

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Have You Got The Right Stuff? Or, Is Your Digital Content Sustainable?

Have You Got The Right Stuff? Or, Is Your Digital Content Sustainable?  The following is a guest post by Steve McCollum, Digital Media Project Coordinator, Office of Strategic Initiatives. Central to any digital preservation strategy is making sure that the … Continue reading

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A long chat with Matthew Postgate, BBC R&D Controller

A long chat with Matthew Postgate, BBC R&D Controller  This week on the podcast I have been chatting with Matthew Postgate. He’s the controller of BBC Research and Development and he looks after the R&D department, the group that runs … Continue reading

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Digital Preservation for Real Archivists in Small Archives, 2011

Digital Preservation for Real Archivists in Small Archives, 2011  So what’s new?  Well, from a small archives perspective, I think the key development has been the emergence of several digital curation workflow management systems – Archivematica, Curator’s Workbench, the National … Continue reading

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