The eArchiving validation framework: its rationale and how it is linked to validating against specifications

February 2024 – Webinar The eighth training webinar of the eArchiving Initiative series provides an overview of the specifications for E-ARK information packages and examines in detail the requirements which are the backbone of the eArchiving validation framework. The webinar explores how the technical interpretation of requirements relates to the validation process and how the … Read more

The long-term accessibility of Cancer Registry data

January 2024 – Webinar The seventh training webinar of the eArchiving Initiative series will explore the use of Content Information Type Specification (CITS) eHealth2 guidelines, to support the long-term accessibility of Cancer Registry data. The webinar examines how stakeholders interested in keeping and preserving cancer registry’s exports (e.g. cancer registries, international aggregators, research organisations, academia, … Read more

Using eArchiving for FAIR access to long-term geospatial records in the digital economy

October 2023 – Webinar The sixth training webinar of the eArchiving Initiative series examines the access to long-term geospatial records using CITS, Geospatial Guidelines and specfications. The sixth eArchiving Initiative training webinar examines how digital geospatial record producers and archives can use Content Information Type Specifications (CITS), Geospatial Guidelines and specifications to support the digital … Read more

Using open-source tools for eArchiving

September 2023 – Webinar ThThe fifth training webinar of the eArchiving Initiative series will examine the potential of open-source tools in digital preservation. The fifth eArchiving Initiative training webinar examines the use of open-source tools in digital preservation. The webinar guided users through the processes needed to create archival-grade files within an E-ARK-conformant SIP (Submission … Read more

Creating E-ARK conformant Archivematica preservation workflows

July 2023 – Webinar The fourth training webinar examines how E-ARK conformant workflows (AIP, SIP, DIP) can be created and used with the open-source digital preservation platform Archivematica. The fourth eArchiving Initiative training webinar examines how E-ARK conformant Archivematica preservation workflows can be created. The webinar explains what Archivematica is, who can benefit from implementing … Read more

The Large object handling capabilities of SIARD

June 2023 – Webinar Learn about SIARD’s large object handling (LOB, BLOB) capabilities in the third eArchiving Initiative training webinar. The third eArchiving Initiative training webinar examines the large object (LOB) handling capabilities of SIARD (Software Independent Archiving of Relational Databases). Large objects are generally binary data in a database. Binary data is mainly referred … Read more

Distributed Digital Preservation in practice

May 2023 – Webinar This webinar explores the use of RODA 5 (Repository of Authentic Digital Objects) to facilitate Distributed Digital Preservation. This training webinar, presented by Luis Faria and Miguel Guimarães of KEEP SOLUTIONS, explores Distributed Digital Preservation. RODA 5 contains a feature (developed together with the Portuguese National Archives) which allows it to … Read more

Using eArchiving standards for system-independent storage of authorisation metadata

April 2023 – Webinar The first eArchiving training webinar tackled standards for system-independent storage of authorisation metadata. This webinar presented a series of standards and recommendations offered by the European Commission’s eArchiving initiative, which define an Archival Information Package (AIP), that is designed to preserve the archival content with structural, descriptive, technical and preservation metadata. … Read more