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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Vacancy for Video Preservation Technician at the National Library of Scotland 20 March 2019 The post holder will digitise analogue, obsolete video formats to the technical specification of the Moving Image Archive’s preservation and access programme and encode for a variety of access uses. Read Article
PASIG 2019, 12-14 Feb, El Colegio de México, Mexico City (part 1) Rachel Tropea Rachel Tropea Last updated on 22 March 2019 Post 1 of 2 from DPC Leadership Programme scholarship recipient Rachel Tropea: Here she focuses on the history and organisation of Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group Meeting (PASIG)... Go to Blog
Preservation Action Registry | Co-Sponsored Event (All Welcome, Registration Essential) 8 July 2019 | 10:00 - 16:00 Save the date: More details and registration coming soon. View Event

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