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  • The Biblioteca de Catalunya welcomes world experts in digital preservation

    18-11-2013

    A hundred representatives coming from the US and Europe will meet in Barcelona in a congress dedicated to design cooperative actions on digital preservation. The Conference “Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation II: An Action Assembly” (ANADP 2013) is taking place from November 18th to 20th at the Biblioteca de Catalunya, where the representatives from 16 countries will discuss about cooperative strategies to ensure permanent access to digital documentation.

  • ANADP II at the Biblioteca de Catalunya this next November

    27-06-2013

    The Biblioteca de Catalunya will host, next 18 to 20th November, the “Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation II” Action Assembly. This event will assemble digital preservation leaders from a variety of backgrounds (including national libraries, academic libraries and archives, research centres, public libraries, information science/management programs, archives, corporations, and funding agencies) to carry out international alignment activities to support the preservation of our collective digital memory.
  • The IIPC renews its website

    18-09-2012

    The International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC), of which the Biblioteca de Catalunya is a member with its web archive project PADICAT (Digital Heritage of Catalonia), has a new website. The new site, available at http://www.netpreserve.org, is the meeting point for the main projects and international initiatives on digital preservation and web archiving.

  • The Biblioteca de Catalunya over the 200.000 harvested web pages at PADICAT repository

    26-04-2012

    The web archive settled at the PADICAT (Digital Heritage of Catalonia) has exceeded the 200.000 versions of web pages on the Catalan Internet, until reach 229.396 harvestings of 57.993 web pages contained at the digital repository of the Biblioteca de Catalunya. A total of 340 million files, occupying 13 terabytes of space, that are preserved indefinitely at the Web Archive of Catalonia.

  • Website of PADICAT renewed to increase participation and facilitate access to the Web Archive of Catalonia

    09-09-2011

    The inauguration of the new version, that provides open access to 44.000 websites of Catalan companies and institutions, coincides with the National Day of Catalonia

    The National Library of Catalonia, (Biblioteca de Catalunya) has renewed the website of PADICAT (Digital Heritage of Catalonia), coinciding with the fifth anniversary of its inauguration on September 11, 2006.
     

  • The Biblioteca de Catalunya archives 47.429 versions from websites of the last electoral campaign on 133 Catalan municipalities

    12-07-2011

    The web archive placed at PADICAT (Digital Heritage of Catalonia) contains 195.547 harvestings from 44.374 websites, including the electoral campaigns on the Internet since 2006

    The Biblioteca de Catalunya, as the institution responsible for preserving the bibliographic heritage in Catalonia, created the PADICAT repository (Digital Heritage of Catalonia) in 2005, to collect, process and provide permanent access to the old versions of the websites that compose the Catalan Web.

  • The Biblioteca de Catalunya has harvested more than 21.000 versions from websites of the electoral campaign to the Catalan Parliament

    22-12-2010

    The web archive placed at PADICAT (Digital Heritage of Catalonia) contains 107.804 harvestings from 39.401 websites, including the electoral campaigns on the Internet since 2006

    The Biblioteca de Catalunya, as the institution responsible for preserving the bibliographic heritage in Catalonia, created the PADICAT repository (Digital Heritage of Catalonia) in 2005, to collect, process and provide permanent access to the old versions of the websites that compose the Catalan Web.

  • The Biblioteca de Catalunya and the Centre de Supercomputaci√≥ de Catalunya have created the Curator Archiving Tool (CAT), a new software to web archives

    28-09-2010

    The new software developed by the Biblioteca de Catalunya (BC) and the Centre de Supercomputació de Catalunya (CESCA) has been informed at an international meeting in Vienna

    Staff members of the Biblioteca de Catalunya (BC), coordinator of PADICAT, and the Centre de Supercomputació de Catalunya (CESCA), technological partner, have informed the international community about the development of a new open source software tool created to improve several processes of the digital repositories that form web archives.

  • The Biblioteca de Catalunya adds 14.256 new versions of .CAT webs at PADICAT repository

    26-03-2010

    The number of harvested sites of the Catalan Internet has been doubled, up to reach 22.931 digital resources

    The Biblioteca de Catalunya (BC) has published the information relative to its repository, PADICAT (Digital Heritage of Catalonia), created to guarantee the preservation of the Catalan digital resources published on the Internet. In march 2010, it preserves 22.931 harvestings from 17.063 web sites, occupying a space of storage of approximately 7,7 Terabytes from a total amount of 186 million files.

  • The Biblioteca de Catalunya adds 1.532 web pages from the museums of Catalonia

    02-01-2010

    The PADICAT repository (Digital Heritage of Catalonia) has selected and harvested the Internet digital resources of museums and open collections of Catalonia

    The Biblioteca de Catalunya has selected and harvested 1.532 digital resources on the Internet related to the 657 museums and open collections of Catalonia, with the aim of preserving its content and to guarantee its permanent access.

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