The Digital Preservation Awards are launched for 2020

The search for the very best work in digital preservation across all sectors has begun again this year. The 2020 Digital Preservation Awards are now closed for nominations, but stay tuned for more information coming soon...

WINNERS ANNOUNCED 5th NOV

The 'Bit List' of Digitally Endangered Species

The DPC has published the 2019 edition of the BitList as the Coalition’s contribution to World Digital Preservation Day on 7th November 2019

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DPC Rapid Assessment Model

The DPC Rapid Assessment Model (RAM) is a digital preservation maturity modelling tool that has been designed to enable rapid benchmarking of an organization’s digital preservation capability.

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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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World Digital Preservation Day

With World Digital Preservation Day (WDPD2020) on 5th November just around the corner, the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) invites all data creators, curators and consumers from around the world to join us for a celebration of digital preservation! This year the theme for World Digital Preservation Day is ‘Digits: For Good.’

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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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Member preview of new Technology Watch Report - Pragmatic Audiovisual Preservation 27 October 2020 On World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, the DPC is pleased to announce the launch of "Pragmatic Audiovisual Preservation" by Ashley Blewer for member preview. Read Article
The Effectiveness and Durability of Digital Preservation and Curation Systems: A New Research Project from Ithaka S+R Oya Rieger & Rebecca Springer Oya Rieger & Rebecca Springer Last updated on 23 October 2020 The long-term stewardship of digital cultural materials depends not only on the technical resiliency of preservation systems, but on their financial and organizational sustainability. Go to Blog
Das Kompetenznetzwerk nestor – Eine Bedienungsanleitung für die Mitarbeit | WDPD Event 5 November 2020 | 10:00 - 10:45 UHR View Event

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