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Archiving email into PDF containers: A Mellon Foundation project

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The 2018 PDF/A Adoption Survey

The PDF Asso­ci­a­tion is sur­veying its mem­bers (link requires a login to the members only intranet) on the cur­rent and prospec­tive state of the mar­ket­place for PDF/A solutions. The sur­vey con­sists of 10 multiple-choice ques­tions requir­ing ~15 min­utes to complete. It …



The PDF Association and the Library of Congress

Earlier in 2017 both the US Library of Congress and NARA joined the PDF Association as Liaison members, an option available to non-profit and governmental organizations interested in contributing to the development and best-practice of PDF technology. As the archival records-manager for the …



SD Times features PDF 2.0

SD Times, a leading periodical targeting systems and application developers, has featured PDF in its December 2017 publication. The journalists at SD Times interviewed various members of the PDF technology community, including experts from several PDF Association member companies, to …



ISO 32000 Project Leaders receive ISO Excellence award

PDF 1.7, the final Adobe edition of the PDF specification, was published in 2006, and converted to an ISO standard in 2008. Since then, Working Group 8 of ISO TC 171 SC 2 has worked for nine years to overhaul …



veraPDF 1.10 released

The latest release of veraPDF, the industry-supported, open source PDF/A validator, is now available for download. Version 1.10 is the first release of veraPDF as part of the Open Preservation Foundation’s reference toolset. This release has improvements in creating and …



GPII lists PDF viewers with “readability” features

The Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure (GPII) is a new initiative to promote awareness and development of technologies that contribute to broad-based accessibility in electronic content. This organization has recently posted a matrix of PDF viewers along with information about how …



Adobe steps up on standards adoption

The November 2017 updates for Acrobat DC, now available from Adobe, include some significant news for those who pay attention to ISO standards-adoption. This release, 18.xx for those on the “Continuous” track, includes the following, among other improvements: Accessibility: Adobe …



The end of paper, the leveraging of PDF

Writing in Government Computing News, PDF Executive Director Duff Johnson highlights NARA’s recently-published draft strategic plan and its stated objective of eliminating paper as a medium for records by the end of 2022. He points out that PDF is not …



PDF Day Washington DC: Registration is now open!

This PDF Association’s end-user educational event is intended for the managers, executives and professionals developing institutional strategies for managing electronic documents. The proper and best use of electronic documents is an increasingly important subject, especially in the light of NARA’s …



National Archives tilts towards a paperless (and PDF) future

For NARA and (in principle) for all US Federal agencies, paper is officially going obsolete (for records-keeping) in 2022.



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