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nestor and the Open Preservation Foundation sign MoU
27 September 2016
The aim of the MoU between nestor and the OPF is to facilitate discussion between the two organisations and to co-operate on activities to promote digital preservation.
nestor is the German competence network for digital preservation. Libraries, archives, museums and leading experts work together in nestor to ensure the long-term preservation and accessibility of digital sources. nestor is a cooperation association including partners from different fields, but all connected in some way with the subject of digital preservation. nestor has furthermore an extended self-assessment process for digital archives developed and offered by nestor on the basis of the DIN 31644 standard “Criteria for trustworthy digital archives”. DANS received the certificate of the nestorSeal.
The Open Preservation Foundation is an international not-for-profit membership organisation that sustains technology and knowledge for the long-term management of digital cultural heritage. The Foundation provides its members with reliable solutions to the challenges of digital preservation.
Please consult the website of the OPF en nestor for more information on the organizations.
Apart from the nestor-Seal DANS meets the requirements of DSA and WDS. Please contact Ingrid Dillo for more information on certification and check our certification’s page.