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* ["Digital Preservation: new assessment tools"|http://dablog.ulcc.ac.uk/2013/11/20/spruce-project/], Ed Pinsent on the outputs from a SPRUCE Award Project, 20/11/2013
* ["Supporting practical preservation work and making it sustainable with SPRUCE"|http://purl.pt/24107/1/iPres2013_PDF/Supporting%20practical%20preservation%20work%20and%20making%20it%20sustainable%20with%20SPRUCE.pdf], *iPRES 2013 Conference*, 3/9/2013 ([presentation slides|http://wiki.opf-labs.org/download/attachments/31457284/SPRUCE+presentation+iPRES2013.pptx])
* ["Enhancing characterisation for digital preservation"|http://wiki.opf-labs.org/download/attachments/18317612/iPRES+2013+SPRUCE+poster.pdf] (poster), *iPRES 2013 Conference*
* [The Digital Preservation Business Case Toolkit|http://blogs.loc.gov/digitalpreservation/2013/08/the-digital-preservation-business-case-toolkit/?loclr=twdig] *The Signal*, NDIIPP/Library of Congress, 26/8/2013
* ["Launch of Digital Preservation Business Case Toolkit"|http://www.libereurope.eu/news/launch-of-digital-preservation-business-case-toolkit], *LIBER website*, 14/8/2013
* ["Guest Blog: Digital Lifecycles and the Costs of Curation by Paul Wheatley"|http://4cproject.net/2013/06/03/guest-blog-digital-lifecycles-and-the-costs-of-curation-by-paul-wheatley/] *4C* Guest Blog post
* "...(the advent of OPF), together with projects such as SPRUCE (Sustainable PReservation Using Community Engagement), signals a growing movement towards the development of nationally and internationally based practitioner communities. Agile and enthusiastic, and centred more around community activities such as hackathons,ratherthan traditional project and institutional structures, these have the potential to advance the discipline in new and exciting ways." [Practical Digital Preservation|http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=7555] by Adrian Brown, *Facet*, 2013.
* "[Mind the gap: catching digital content before it slips away|http://www.researchinformation.info/features/feature.php?feature_id=397], *Research Information*, February/March 2013.
* "[SPRUCE Mashup London|http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/8004]", write up by mashup attendee, Edward Corrado, *Code4lib Journal*, Issue 19, 15/01/2013
* "[Practitioners need better characterisation|http://www.dcc.ac.uk/sites/default/files/documents/idcc13posters/Poster186.pdf]", Poster, [*8th International Digital Curation Conference*|http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/idcc13], 15/01/2013
* [Mashups and hackathons for museums, libraries and archives professionals|http://www.software.ac.uk/blog/2012-11-14-mashups-and-hackathons-museums-libraries-and-archives-professionals], *Software Sustainability Institute*, 14/11/2012
* [OPF Webinar: Working collaboratively in digital preservation|http://openplanetsfoundation.org/events/opf-webinar-working-collaboratively-digital-preservation]
* [SPRUCE-Up for Digital Preservation Community Engagement: An Interview with Paul Wheatley|http://blogs.loc.gov/digitalpreservation/2012/11/spruce-up-for-digital-preservation-community-engagement-an-interview-with-paul-wheatley/], *The Signal*, NDIIPP/Library of Congress, 8/11/2012
* [Digital preservation: how are we doing as a community?|http://www.ncdd.nl/blog/?p=3338], *NCDD* Blog, 6/10/2012
* [“Preservation is knowledge” -- or: cRIsp it\!|http://www.ncdd.nl/blog/?p=3273], *NCDD* Blog, 5/10/2012
* [cRIsp: Crowdsourcing Representation Information to Support Preservation|http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/74679/], *iPRES 2012 Conference*, 3/10/2012
* [SPRUCE Project Tackles Digital Preservation Challenges with Hands On Events|http://www.dlib.org/dlib/may12/05inbrief.html], *D-Lib Magazine*, 05/2012


* [SPRUCE blog posts by various authors on the OPF site|http://openplanetsfoundation.org/category/preservation-topics/spruce]



* [Leeds Hackathon: Unified Characterisation|http://wiki.opf-labs.org/display/SPR/SPRUCE+Hackathon+Leeds%2C+Unified+Characterisation]\*\* Event summary: ["New characterisation developments from the SPRUCE hackathon"|http://www.openplanetsfoundation.org/blogs/2013-03-14-new-characterisation-developments-spruce-hackathon] by Paul Wheatley
** Identifying risks in PDF files: ["PDF Eh? - Another Hackathon Tale"|http://www.openplanetsfoundation.org/blogs/2013-03-15-pdf-eh-another-hackathon-tale] by Pete Cliff
** ["SPRUCE Hackathon Leeds: extending C3PO to support Apache Tika"|http://www.openplanetsfoundation.org/blogs/2013-03-22-spruce-hackathon-leeds-extending-c3po-support-apache-tika] by Thom Carter
** ["SPRUCE Hackathon -- File Characterisation"|http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/blog/2013/03/spruce-hackathon-file-characterisation/] by Michael Charno
* London Mashup 2 Event summary: [The final SPRUCE digital preservation Mashup: how we got on|http://www.openplanetsfoundation.org/blogs/2013-07-08-final-spruce-digital-preservation-mashup-how-we-got]\*\* [ADS: Our 2nd SPRUCE digital preservation mash-up|http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/blog/2013/07/our-2nd-spruce-digital-preservation-mash-up-london/]