Rosetta team hard at work

Rosetta Team in the JHOVE Online Hack Day!

Adi Alter, Rosetta Product Manager, Ex Libris Many of you involved in digital preservation are familiar with JHOVE, the widely-used open source digital preservation tool used for digital files format identification, validation and characterization. Rosetta, the Ex Libris digital asset management and preservation solution, uses various tools and plug-ins to identify formats and extract technical metadata from them as part

IDCC 2017: Impressions from the Evolving Sector of Digital Asset Management & Preservation

Robert Bley, Ex Libris UK I attended IDCC this year for the first time in many years, and was pleasantly surprised by the range of issues discussed. From “big” visionary research findings, to practical day-to-day applications, it was all there. The conference began with an interesting paper which pointed out that meaning can be obtained as

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Lessons Learned from Data Loss and the Need for Digital Preservation Strategies

Adi Alter, Rosetta Senior Product Manager, Digital Preservation and Management, Ex Libris I am frequently asked how necessary it is to apply digital preservation strategies and how frequently data is actually lost in the absence of such a strategy. I believe that this question should be addressed from a different angle – how great will