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h2. Recommendations

h3. Pre-ingest

* No authorative or generally accepted tools exist for PDF validation, but using [Apache Preflight|Apache PDFBox] and checking its output for processing errors will at least detect PDFs that are seriously malformed.

h3. Existing collections

* Use [Apache Preflight|Apache PDFBox] and check for processing errors.
* In some cases it may be possible to obtain an intact version of malformed files from the original depositor/publisher.

h2. References