Interest Groups

We have established interest groups to focus on specific themes in digital preservation. These groups, led by our member organisations, provide a place to share information, experiences, and tools on particular topics. These groups can define requirements for collaborative development work, produce case studies, and offer a central point of expertise for each theme.

We will continue to develop groups focussing on new topics, based on our members’ needs.

Our archive interest group started in July 2016, comprising participants of our archive members. The AIG adopted the Catalogue of Policy Elements to agree a short-list of priorities and the order they will approach them. Their work has included discussions on preferred and accepted formats for preservation, and they are currently undertaking a piece of work […]

The Format Interest Group (formerly the Document Interest Group) was established in 2015. The group brings together members with common interests and expertise to share experiences and advance knowledge and technology on file formats. The FIG initiated the JHOVE online hack days, and is currently working on documenting and improving information about JHOVE error messages to […]

We believe that there are people within the EC who recognise the importance of digital preservation and are keen to see funding restored in future calls The Foundation set up a working group among its members to discuss approaches to influence the EC to put digital preservation back on the agenda. In January 2017, we: […]