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Wednesday, 24 October 2012 15:20
The Digital Preservation Coalition is delighted to invite its members to vote in the 2012 Digital Preservation Awards.
The awards celebrate the excellence and innovation that will help to ensure our digital memory is accessible tomorrow. Because 2012 is the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Coalition we are offering 3 awards:
- DPC Decennial Award for an outstanding contribution to digital preservation
- DPC Award for Research and Development in Digital Preservation
- DPC Award for Teaching and Communicating Digital Preservation
The judges have shortlisted four nominations in each category. To help them with their final decision we want to hear from the whole membership of the DPC.
'Each member has one vote in each category so we hope to encourage debate about what are the best nominations,' explained William Kilbride of the DPC. 'Voting is open to all the agencies and personal members that are part of the DPC family, but votes need to be cast online by 1700 on Friday 9th November. The vote should be cast by the board director or designated contact in each member agency, and we hope that we can provoke some debate about the best nominees.'
'We have identified a few conflicts of interest - a number of DPC members have been nominated and they can't vote for themselves. We will take these into account when we look at the results to ensure an even playing-field.'
'The voters pack is online but you may need to register for the website before you can cast your vote'