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meemoo joins the Open Preservation Foundation

Press Release: Open Preservation Foundation [March 9, 2022]

The Open Preservation Foundation (OPF) is pleased to welcome meemoo as our newest member.meemoo logo

meemoo is a non-profit organisation that, with help from the Flemish Government, is committed to supporting the digital archive operations of cultural, media and government organisations.

Their specialist team digitises and archives images and audio for over 160 content partners in the cultural, media, and government sectors, including national broadcasters, museums, archives, heritage libraries, and art organisations.

meemoo (three separate organisations VIAA, PACKED and Lukas merged into meemoo in 2019) was one of the main partners in the PREFORMA project, which developed open source file format validators DPF Manager, veraPDF and MediaConch.

Rony Vissers, Manager at meemoo said:

We join the Open Preservation Foundation to become part of an international community that is active in the field of digital preservation. We would like to share our digital preservation journey with OPF and its members and learn from their knowledge. We consider OPF's reference toolset an important resource for people, organisations and companies that take care of digital heritage collections."

Julie Allen, Executive Director of OPF said:

We are very pleased to welcome meemoo to OPF. They are working on a range of exciting preservation projects, from archiving social media to preserving digital private law archives using E-ARK containers. Our organisations share a commitment to advancing digital preservation knowledge and we look forward to their participation in the OPF community."

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Publication Year:2022
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:March 9, 2022
Publisher:Open Preservation Foundation
Company: Open Preservation Foundation
Record Number:27141
Last Update:2022-06-14 22:19:22
Date Created:2022-03-09 08:57:27
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