Open sustainable digital preservation


In light of the ongoing global pandemic, we have made the decision to move OPFCON online. In collaboration with our working group, we are reshaping the conference to make it a virtual event. We will be updating the event page with more details over the next few weeks, and we look forward to coming together […]

Catch up on all of our recent news, events and activities in our Spring 2020 newsletter. Read about our new members, some exciting upcoming developments, and important updates in light of the new challenges that we are all facing together. Read the newsletter here and subscribe to our mailing list to receive future editions straight […]

To the PASIG Community: It will come as no surprise that PASIG 2020, currently scheduled for May 18-20 in Madrid, cannot take place as originally scheduled. The PASIG Steering Committee, along with the local organizers at Biblioteca digital memoriademadrid, have discussed all current options for the event. We have decided for now to *postpone* the […]


Disclaimer: I am by no means an expert on TIFF (or anything else). This blog (series) is me sharing my recent look into TIFF errors. Please feel free to comment, point out errors, suggest better fixes, etc. At the end of the day, we’re all in this together and here to learn from each other! […]

The OPF Archives Interest Group (AIG) returned to Copenhagen earlier this month for a face-to-face meeting. Luckily, storm Ciara did not affect the travel from Estonia, the Netherlands, and the UK and we all made it safely to our hosts at the Danish National Archives (where we were  greeted with some tasty pastries and coffee).  […]

So, it’s nearly PRONOM Research Week 2019 and you want to get involved by creating a new file format signature (sign up here). In this post, I’ll outline how the two siegfried tools – sf and roy – can help in your signature development workflow. If you haven’t used siegfried before, please follow the Getting […]