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Take-aways from NEDCC Digital Directions 2023: Inclusive online training for anyone working with digital collections

Angélique Bonamy is Associate Archivist, Sound & Film, at the National Railway Museum, Science Museum Group. She attended the NEDCC Digital Directions 2023 Conference with support from the DPC Career Development Fund, which is funded by DPC Supporters. In June I attended the NEDCC’s Digital Directions online training conference thanks to a Career Development Fund grant from the DPC. I am a film and sound archivist working in a group of museums with a wide range of collections. My...

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Call for Applicants: DPC Grants for 2022 Virtual SARBICA International Symposium

The DPC is pleased to offer two Career Development Fund grants for members to attend the 2022 Virtual SARBICA International Symposium taking place from 15th to 17th November 2022. Each grant will cover 100% of registration fees for the symposium, and applications are welcomed from DPC members until the grant application deadline of 7:00 UTC/15:00 SGT on 2nd September 2022.

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Reducing the pain of procurement

Michael Popham is Digital Preservation Analyst at the DPC and Jenny Mitcham is Head of Good Practice and Standards at the DPC. Perhaps you’ve been given the go-ahead to procure a “digital preservation system”, or you’re trying to work out what differentiates such a system from the applications and infrastructure that you already have in place? How do you decide what you really need, especially in light of the rapidly evolving marketplace of commercial and open source preservation...

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Capturing and preserving practice based research

Holly Ranger is Research Data Management Officer in the Research & Knowledge Exchange Office at the University of Westminster Practice Research Voices (PR Voices) is an Arts and Humanities Research Council funded project led by the University of Westminster. The project is scoping the development of an Open Library of Practice Research for the dissemination and preservation of practice research, building on existing software and standards and guided by open research...

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Digital Preservation Workflows Webinar Series and COW-a-thon event

Recordings of Workflows Webinar Series (DPC Members please login to view) 20th April, 1300 - 1430 (UK) Episode 1: Preparations and ingest Business planning with Jaye Weatherburn, University of Melbourne Pre-ingest checks and ingest preparation for digital legal deposit material with Roxana Maurer, Bibliotheque nationale du Luxembourg Ingest to Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) with Fabi Barticioti, LSE Library 22nd April, 1300 - 1430 (UK) Episode...

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Career Development Fund

Workforce Development in Digital Preservation The DPC recognizes the very great need among our members for access to specialist training for professional development, as well as the very great risks and costs that are incurred by those that provide and deliver such training. The DPC Career Development Fund (previously known as the Leadership Programme) has been created with the help of DPC’s Supporters to offer an ongoing programme of grants so that our members can attend training and...

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