*A new memorandum of understanding has been signed by the Open Preservation
Foundation OPF and the DLM Forum. *
The memorandum was signed on 15 November at the DLM Forum Members’ Meeting
in Helsinki by Remco van Veenendaal, Director, OPF Board, and Jan Dalsten
Sørensen, Chair of the DLM Forum. The agreement facilitates both parties to
build a collaborative partnership to address existing and emerging
challenges in long-term archiving and digital preservation, and to ensure a
sustainable future for tools and knowledge.
Read more at:
The Open Preservation Foundation <http://www.openpreservation.org/> is a
global not-for-profit membership organisation working to advance shared
standards and solutions for the long-term preservation of digital content.
Founded in 2010 as a result of the EU Planets project, the OPF now leads a
collaborative effort to create, maintain and develop the reference set of
sustainable, open source digital preservation tools and supporting
resources. This set of tools (including software and standards) enables
organisations to evaluate, validate, document, mitigate risk, and process
digital content to be preserved in line with desired policies and community
The DLM Forum <http://www.dlmforum.eu/> is a vibrant community of public
archives and interested parties from across government, commercial,
academic and voluntary sectors who are active in information governance,
including archives, records, document and information lifecycle management.
It was founded by the European Commission and first met in 1996. Today it
is a not-for-profit foundation providing industry specifications,
participating in activities and serving members from all over Europe and
the rest of the world.
Becky McGuinness | Community Manager
@openpreserve | Skype: becky.mcguinness1
*Open Preservation Foundation*
To find out more about becoming an OPF member visit: