Short report of the PERSIST Session at the World Library and Information Conference (WLIC), Columbus (Ohio), 15 August 2016 IFLA’s Annual World Library and Information Conference took place in Columbus (Ohio) from 13–19 August 2016. PERSIST was on the agenda… Read More ›
PERSIST will host a session on digital preservation policies at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress, which will take place from 13-19 August 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. The PERSIST is planned for Monday 14 August 2016.
The PERSIST Content, Technology and Policy Working Groups met March 16-18, 2016 in Abu Dhabi, hosted by the National Archives of the UAE. Read about the meeting on The Signal, the blog of the Library of Congress on digital preservation. The full meeting report is… Read More ›
Recently, over 30 experts and policy makers gathered in Abu Dhabi to speed up the efforts of UNESCO’s Memory of the World Programme for digital sustainability and digital preservation. The meeting of the PERSIST-project team was organised by Dr Abdulla El Reyes, Director-General of… Read More ›
On 11 November 2015, a side event organised by the Netherlands National Commission for UNESCO informed participants of the 38th UNESCO General Conference on the results and prospects of the PERSIST project. The event also opened the exhibition of educational… Read More ›
On 20 and 21 April 2015 UNESCO convened a consultative meeting on digital sustainability jointly with the International Council on Archives (ICA), the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) and the Netherlands National Commission for UNESCO at the headquarters of the… Read More ›
In May 2014 the Association of European Research Libraries (LIBER) organised a conference on digital sustainability. Theme of the meeting was ‘Keeping Data: the Process of Data Curation’ Key note speaker was Herbert Van De Sompel (Los Alamos) who gave an interesting… Read More ›
On the 5th and 6th of December a follow up meeting to the UBC/UNESCO Vancouver Declaration on Preservation and Digitisation took place in The Hague. The Vancouver Declaration pinpoints key issues affecting the preservation and long-term accessibility of digital documentary… Read More ›