Category Archives: Digital archiving

Summary and Closing

As the year changed into 2015, Open Source Archive project was completed. However, this doesn’t mean the end of OSA as a platform and software. This post is a high level overview of what we achieved, what we released and … Continue reading

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Towards open and sustainable information

We are proud to announce an upcoming seminar Towards Open and Sustainable Information 19-20.11.2014 in Mikkeli. The full program and registration are available here. It’s a free two day seminar on topics such as: Finnish national data exchange layer and … Continue reading

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Seminar: Open Source in Content Management

Our project will organise an open seminar on 7th June 2013 in the Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences Main Campus in Mikkeli. The seminar Open Source in Content Management will open at 11.15 and the venue is Mikpoli hall. For … Continue reading

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Building a dark archive

One of the primary goals in our project is to build a dark archive. The motivation for this is the preservation of digital material. A dark archive is a repository which sole purpose is to preserve the data, not to … Continue reading

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How to manage a crack in a digital vase

I start with a text copied from the PhD dissertation of Ari Häyrinen, just published at the University of Jyväskylä: “Digital heritage may be the most fragile heritage that we have. A crack in the ancient vase does not destroy … Continue reading

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Open Source – part of the preservation

This time I present some ideas behind this project. The preservation of digital contents is a continuous process that will last decades and centuries. Therefore preservation organisation – not depending if it is a content owner or a preservation service … Continue reading

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