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Vacancy for Director at Scottish Council on Archives

29 August 2017

Edinburgh, UK

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 (dependent on experience)

Full-Time

Vacancy for Research Fellow in Digital Archiving with University of Sussex

23 August 2017

Falmer, Brighton

starting at £28,936 and rising to £32,548 per annum pro rata

Part-Time

Vacancy for Archivist and Records Manager at Unilever

25 August 2017

Port Sunlight, UK

Up to £38,100 plus benefits

Full-Time

Lancaster University Library Joins the DPC

Added on 17 August 2017

The Digital Preservation Coalition welcomes Lancaster University Library as its newest Associate Member this week.

Currently establishing its digital preservation policy specifically to look after the long-term preservation of research outcomes, the Library’s key aim is to ensure that future generations can benefit from the scholarly digital outputs created by the world-class research and teaching undertaken at Lancaster University. One of the Jisc RDSS pilot institutions, Lancaster University brings extensive experience of working with shared services, interoperability between systems and applying this expertise to digital preservation.

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Registration open for Audiovisual Preservation Symposium, Vienna, 9-10 November

Added on 17 August 2017

MediaArea and the Österreichisches Filmmuseum - Austrian Film Museum are pleased to announce a 2nd No Time to Wait symposium, hosted by the Austrian Film Museum.

Members of audiovisual archiving, digital preservation, open media development, and open format standardization communities as well as curious onlookers are welcome to attend, discuss, and present on subjects pertaining to our theme: the intersection of open media, standardization, and audiovisual preservation. With support from PREFORMA, co-funded by the European Commission under its FP7-ICT Programme, and the Austrian Film Museum, the registration is free.

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Save the Date: International Digital Preservation Day - 30th November 2017

Added on 3 August 2017

The first 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.

Pervasive, changing and ubiquitous, digital technologies are a defining feature of our age. Digital materials are a core commodity for industry, commerce and government. They are fundamental for research, the law and medicine. The creative industries, cultural heritage and the media depend on reliable access to digital materials while families and friends extend and sustain their relationships through digital interactions. 

Organised by the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) and supported by the Open Preservation Foundation, the ICPSR and other digital preservation networks, International Digital Preservation Day is open to participation across all sectors, from anyone interested in securing our digital legacy. 

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