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, with the launch of the 2020 Digital Preservation Awards!

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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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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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Request for Proposal from UNESCO for Digital Preservation Consultancy Services 2 June 2020 UNESCO Dakar Office is now seeking for qualified experts to further the work towards formulation of a comprehensive and suitable set of indicators. Read Article
Connecting the Bits 2020: The new normal? Sarah Middleton Sarah Middleton Last updated on 3 June 2020 This year, prioritizing networking, interaction and knowledge exchange between DPC Members, we’re asking you to tell us which topics you’d like to hear about and whether you have work you would like to share! Go to Blog
#DPConnect | Upcoming Events 19 March 2020 | 3 Sessions: 07:00 and 12:00 AEST, 12:30 UTC+1 and 12:30 PDT The DPC has launched an online platform to connect members of the digital preservation community during a time when many are working in isolation: first session 12:30 GMT, Thursday 19 March. View Event

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