Digital Preservation Awards 2020

The search for the very best work in digital preservation across all sectors reaches its exciting culmination on World Digital Preservation Day!

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The 'Bit List' of Digitally Endangered Species

The DPC has published an update to the BitList on World Digital Preservation Day 2020

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World Digital Preservation Day

World Digital Preservation Day (WDPD2020) is on 5th November! With the theme Digits: For Good, data creators, curators and consumers from around the world are invited to join in a celebration of digital preservation.

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Community Engagement

We enable a growing number of agencies and individuals in all sectors and in all countries to participate in a dynamic and mutually supportive digital preservation community.

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Advocacy

We campaign for a political and institutional climate more responsive and better informed about the digital preservation challenge; raising awareness about the new opportunities that resilient digital assets create.

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Workforce Development

We provide opportunities for our members to acquire, develop and retain competent and responsive workforces that are ready to address the challenges of digital preservation.

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Capacity Building

We support and assure our members in the delivery and maintenance of high quality and sustainable digital preservation services through knowledge exchange, technology watch, research and development.

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Good Practice and Standards

We identify and develop good practice and standards that make digital preservation achievable, supporting efforts to ensure services are tightly matched to shifting requirements.

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Management and Governance

We ensure the DPC is a sustainable, competent organisation focused on member needs, providing a robust and trusted platform for collaboration within and beyond the Coalition.

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We are building:
  • a dynamic and mutually supportive digital preservation community.
  • a political and institutional climate more responsive and better informed about the digital preservation challenge.
  • workforces that are ready to address the challenges of digital preservation.
  • high quality and sustainable digital preservation services.
  • good practice and standards that make digital preservation achievable.
  • a sustainable, competent organization focussed on member needs.
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Digital Preservation Handbook

The Handbook identifies 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 provides guidance for institutions and individuals and a range of tools to help them identify and take appropriate actions.

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Three high-tech industry consortia selected to prototype solutions for archive and digital preservation of research data 30 November 2020 Started in January 2019, the ARCHIVER project is one of the Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) initiatives funded by the H2020 programme of the European Commission. Read Article
NEDCC Digital Directions Conference 2020 – “Digital preservation is technology enabled but human driven” Megan Joyce Megan Joyce Last updated on 24 November 2020 Digital preservation goes beyond preserving digital objects for the future. It is a combination of policies, strategies and actions to ensure future access to reformatted and born-digital content. Go to Blog
18th Annual General Meeting of the DPC | Members-Only 1 December 2020 | 15:15 GMT View Event

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