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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Vacancy for Technology Strategy Leader at University of York

28 August 2017

York, UK

£38,183 - £46,924 a year


Out now: Digital Preservation Coalition shares its prospectus of activities for 2017-2018

Added on 1 August 2017

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to share its new program of events for the coming year.

The new prospectus contains a host of new and returning publications, webinars, specialist briefing days, as well as other activities on a range of pressing subjects within the practice of digital preservation.

Requested by members at the latest DPC ‘Connecting the Bits’ Unconference, the activities reflect issues pertaining to the current and shifting digital preservation landscape, and aim to provide the information and skills to respond positively and effectively.

“New techniques and technologies continuously change the way we must approach the digital preservation challenge,” explains Executive Director of the DPC, William Kilbride. “The great strength of the Coalition is its rich skill set, growing around the world, and at our disposal. We are very fortunate to be able to draw from this to help members address these new and evolving issues through the exciting activities we have planned for the next 12 months.”

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Vacancy for Digital Development Officer at The National Archives

18 August 2017

Kew, Richmond upon Thames, London.


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