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National Heritage Science Strategy
National Heritage Science Strategy Consultation
The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee inquiry on Science and Heritage called for the production of a new National Heritage Science Strategy, a task that is now being taken forward by the National Heritage Science Strategy Steering Group. Work has progressed in four packages: at the time of writing 3 reports have been released for consultation and a fourth document - the strategy iteslf is in development.
The DPC has responded to this consultation observing that digital resources constitute a heritage which is worthy of preservation, and that developments in heritage science in relation to digital heritage will be better served where they are aligned with existing and forthcoming initiatives.
- Reports from the National Heritage Science Strategy [external]
- The role of science in the management of the UK's heritage: A response from the Digital Preservation Coalition [pdf]
- The use of science to enhance our understanding of the past: A response from the Digital Preservation Coalition [pdf]
- Understanding Capacity in the Heritage Science Sector: A response from the Digital Preservation Coalition [pdf]