Our Digital Memory Accessible Tomorrow

The Digital Preservation Coalition exists to make our digital memory accessible tomorrow. We enable our members to deliver resilient long-term access to digital content and services, helping them to derive enduring value from digital collections and raising awareness of the attendant strategic, cultural and technological challenges they face. We achieve our aims through advocacy, workforce development, capacity-building and partnership.

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The DPC's Commercial Supporter Programme is good news for vendors, who already contribute much needed perspectives into the DPC’s discussions on an ad hoc basis; and for members, with the programme enabling much greater insight into their needs and requirements.

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International Digital Preservation Day 2017

This year, the first ever International Digital Preservation Day on 30th November 2017 will draw together individuals and institutions from across the world to celebrate the collections preserved, the access maintained and the understanding fostered by preserving digital materials.

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We are building:
  • A political and institutional climate responsive to the need for digital preservation
  • Competent and responsive workforces ready to address the challenges of digital preservation
  • Better tools, smarter processes and enhanced capacity in digital preservation
  • Closer and more productive collaboration within and beyond the Coalition
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Digital Preservation Handbook

The Handbook aims to identify good practice in creating, managing and preserving digital materials. By providing a strategic overview of the key issues, discussion and guidance on strategies and activities, and pointers to key projects and reports, the Handbook aims to provide guidance for institutions and individuals and a range of tools to help them identify and take appropriate actions.

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Vacancy for Research Data Librarian at the University of Bath 20 October 2017 The University of Bath Library is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual with proven communication skills and a passion for open science to join their Research Data Service. Read Article
Reflections on PASIG 2017, Oxford Matt Zawadski Matt Zawadski Last updated on 20 October 2017 Read Matt Zawadski's account of sessions on Emulation and Software Preservation at PASIG 2017. Go to Blog
Advocating for Digital Preservation | Fora and Roadshows (All Welcome, Registration Essential) 4 December 2017 | 10:00 - 16:30, UK This one-day training workshop will provide attendees with skills and ideas for identifying stakeholders and champions required to affect change, and resources to help support their organisational advocacy activities. View Event

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