Related European Projects and Initiatives
CASPAR (Cultural, Artistic, and Scientific Knowledge for Preservation, Access and Retrieval)
Co-financed by the European Commission, CASPAR aims to implement, extend, and validate the OAIS reference model, to enhance techniques for capturing representation information and other preservation-related information for content objects, and to design virtualization services for abstracting from underlying computing and storage environment.
Digital Curation Centre (DCC)
DCC supports UK institutions in storing, managing and preserving digital data for long-term access
Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC)
DPC was established in the UK for developing strategies for the implementation of digital preservation
Based on the earlier work of ERPANET and co-financed by the European Commission DPE fosters collaboration and synergies between many existing national and international initiatives across the European Research Area and facilitates expertise among the academic research, cultural, public administration and industry sectors. DPE's success will help to secure a shared knowledge base of the processes, synergy of activity, systems and techniques needed for the long-term management of digital material.
European Commission - Audiovisual Service
The audiovisual portal of the European Commission provides access to current audiovisual news.
Cooperative project implementing a operating preservation system by developing a technological and organisational solution to ensure the long-term availability of electronic publications
LDP-centre (Centrum för Långsiktigt Digitalt Bevarande)
LDP competence centre for research and technical development and testing of methods and technologies for long-term digital preservation and access
NESTOR (Network of Expertise in Long-Term Storage of Digital Resources)
Fosters a cooperative infrastructure in which various specialists can work on solutions to the problem of digital preservation
PARSE.Insight (INSIGHT into issues of Permanent Access to the Records of Science in Europe)
It providers and users of scientific information and repositories to deliver insight into the issues of sustainable permanent access and provide cross-fertilisation of ideas and requirements between providers and users, between the various sectors of interest they represent and between the research community as a whole and national/European funding agencies.
PLANETS (Preservation and Long-term Access through NETworked Services)
Co-Financed by the European Commission project brings together European National Libraries and Archives, leading research institutions, and technology companies to address the challenge of preserving access to digital cultural and scientific knowledge.
Österreichische Computergesellschaft (OCG)
Digitale Langzeitarchivierung working group brings together research institutions and industry partners to coordinate national initiatives and set directions for future research in digital preservation.
Perennisation des Information Numeriques (PIN)
PIN works on an OAIS reference model standard
PRESTO / PRESTOSPACE
It is a two-year project co-funded by the European Union under the Seventh Framework Programme, which is concerned with the preservation of digital information in science, from primary data through analysis to the final publications resulting from the research. Its overall goal was to provide a range of audiovisual services for preservation, restoration, storage, management, metadata, delivery and access in cooperation with commercial partners
Strategy of Preserving Digital Material in the Finnish National Archives
WePreserve manages synergy activities DPE, CASPAR and PLANETS