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KB, National Library of the Netherlands selects Preservica for new digital preservation system

Preservica, is pleased to announce that it’s market-leading active digital preservation software has been selected by the KB, National Library of the Netherlands for the library’s new Digital Warehouse. The selection is made subject to a successful proof-of-concept phase.

The KB, based in the Hague was founded in 1798 and contains over 3,000,000 items, including almost the entire literature of the Netherlands, from medieval manuscripts to modern scientific publications. The new Digital Warehouse will further support the library’s mission to provide access to the knowledge and culture of the past and the present by delivering high-quality services for research, study, and cultural experience.

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Koninklijke Bibliotheek The Hague (photo credits KB)

Jan Willem van Wessel, Head of Processing and Preservation Division, adds “We look forward to working with Preservica on the next phase of our Digital Warehouse project. Digital preservation is fundamental to ensuring we can provide access to our digital collections today as well as ensuring they can be used and enjoyed by future generations.”

Preservica CEO Mike Quinn, said, “We are delighted to be selected by the KB and look forward to working closely on the new Digital Warehouse project. KB join a growing community of libraries around the world using Preservica to safeguard and share unique digital collections, including the Danish and Australian National Libraries, Yale and Dartmouth libraries and many smaller but equally valuable academic, state and public libraries.”

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Reading room at Koninklijke Bibliotheek (photo credits KB)

About Preservica

Preservica is changing the way organizations around the world protect and future-proof critical long-term digital records and content. Available in the cloud (SaaS) or on premise, Preservica’s award-winning active digital preservation software has been designed from the ground-up to tackle the unique challenges of ensuring digital information remains accessible and trustworthy over decades. It’s a proven solution that's trusted by a growing number of businesses, archives, libraries, museums and government agencies around the world - including HSBC, the Associated Press, Transport for London (TfL), Pernod Ricard, the World Bank, Amnesty International, 23 US state archives including Texas, California, and Massachusetts, Yale University, and the European Commission – to name a few.

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