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Promoting and Enhancing Reuse of Information throughout the Content Lifecycle taking account of Evolving Semantics

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Space Science Data Portal

Space Science Data Portal
In this blog post we introduce the Space Science Data Portal, an application developed in the context of PERICLES to fit a preservation system in the workflow of the Belgian User Support and Operations Centre (B.USOC) with a particular focus on the SOLAR experiment that is operated by B.USOC. This case study prototype spawned from PERICLES Work Package (WP) 6 , which aims at producing... Read more >

A brief update from PASIG 2016

A brief update from PASIG 2016
The Preserving and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) 2016 conference was held in the National Library of Technology in the city of Prague from 9th-11 th March ( http://pasig.schk.sk/wordpress/agenda ). There were many interesting talks, and we present here a few highlights particularly related to PERICLES. The Wednesday afternoon focussed on long-term and large-scale data storage... Read more >

How much metadata is too much (and how little is too little)?

How much metadata is too much (and how little is too little)?
How much metadata is too much (and how little is too little)? Practical Preservation and People, December 3rd 2015, Public Records Office of Northern Ireland The DPC metadata event brought together a spirited collection of people from projects and heritage institutions, all interested in seeking an answer to the question posed in the workshop's title: when collecting metadata, how... Read more >

New trends in digital preservation at iPRES 2013

New trends in digital preservation at iPRES 2013
The iPRES conferences are probably the best opportunity to keep informed about the latest developments in the area of digital preservation. This year's iPRES in Lisbon was my fifth since the second iPRES in 2005 in Goettingen, and it seems that the field has changed a lot since then. A brief look at the conference programs of the different conferences reveals that it isn't so much the topics... Read more >