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News and announcements for the European Commission funded Electronic Resource Preservation and Access Network (ERPANET) project.
Copyright: (C) 2002-2004 ERPANET
Last updated: Sat, 21 Jul 2007 11:06:55 GMT

Papers from ERPANET Berne Conference Published
In October 2004 a group of leading international scholars meet at the Swiss Federal Archives under the auspices of ERPANET to examine the topic of 'Managing and archiving records in the digital era: the same discipline or a difficult partnership of two different professions'. The debate was very lively. The papers from the conference have now been revised, edited, and published as 'Managing and Archiving Records in the Digital Era: Changing Professional Orientations', Niklaus Bütikofer, Hans Hofman, and Seamus Ross (eds), 2006, Baden: Hier+Jetzt. (ISBN 10: 3-03919-019-9) Copies can be ordered from the publisher at: http://www.hierundjetzt.ch/

ANNOUNCED: DCC Workshop on the Long-term Curation of Medical Databases
A joint DCC and Electronic Resource Preservation and Access Network (ERPANET) workshop on the Long-term Curation of Medical Databases will be held in the Gulbenkian Institute, Lisbon, Portugal, on the 13-14 October 2005. For more information about the programme, course fees and registration, see <a href="http://www.dcc.ac.uk/training/mdb-2005">http://www.dcc.ac.uk/training/mdb-2005</a>.

AVAILABLE: Bern Public Lectures
Lectures by Ken Thibodeau (NARA) and Seamus Ross (HATII, Univ. Glasgow) are now available to consult. Ken Thibodeau outlines the ERA’s plans of electronic archiving, and Seamus Ross introduces the newly launched Digital Curation Centre.

AVAILABLE: Ingest Strategies Guidance Document
This guidance document is intended to introduce ingest and its role in the development of a digital repository system. The appendix contains a companion guide and checklist when defining and/or selecting an ingest strategy, presenting a survey of the factors required for consideration.

ANNOUNCED: Workflow in Digital Preservation
ERPANET is pleased to announce its workshop on workflow in preservation. The three-day workshop is co-hosted by the Open Society Archives at Central European University and will be held in Budapest, Hungary, in October 13-15, 2004.

ANNOUNCED: Preservation of Born-digital Art Workshop
ERPANET is pleased to announce a workshop on the preservation of born-digital art. This one-day event, co-sponsored by the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA), will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, on the 8th of October 2004.

ANNOUNCED: Business Models for Digital Preservation Seminar (Amsterdam, 20-22 September 2004)
Information and Registration is now available for the forthcoming ERPANET Seminar on Business Models related to Digital Preservation to be held in Amsterdam between the 20th - 22nd September 2004.

ERPANET Site Relaunched!
ERPANET is pleased to launch the newly redesigned ERPANET website. The website is the key tool for ERPANET's primary goal of stimulating awareness and disseminating information to the Digital Preservation community. The new dynamic pages offer simple and direct access to all of ERPANET's products and events.

RSS feed launched
Let ERPANET keep you up to date. Get news and updates on ERPANET products and events straight to your desktop. RSS, (Really Simple Syndication) allows users to register and select news feeds to be delivered to their own machine. <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSS_%28protocol%29">wikipedia</a>

ANNOUNCED: ERPANET@SoA2004: Introducing ERPANET's Knowledge Base Workshop (Glasgow, 30th August 2004)
Information and Registration is now available for the forthcoming pre-Society of Archivists Workshop to be held in Glasgow on the 30th August 2004.

AVAILABLE: Persistent Identifier Papers (Cork, June 2004)
ERPANET have released presentations (Powerpoint, Adobe PDF, and Audio MP3 versions), evaluation reports, and further information from the recent Cork Seminar on Persistent Identifiers.

AVAILABLE: File Formats for Digital Preservation Papers (Vienna, May 2004)
ERPANET have released presentations (Powerpoint, Adobe PDF, and Audio MP3 versions), evaluation reports, and further information from the recent Vienna Seminar on File Formats for Preservation.