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Through it's Career Development Fund (previously known as the Leadership Programme) the DPC offers members access scholarships and support for training and development opportunities.

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Call for Applicants: DPC Grants for DCDC22

The DPC’s Career Development Fund is pleased to offer two grants for DPC members to attend the online Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities 2022 Conference (DCDC22) taking place 11-15 July 2022. Each grant will cover 100% of the registration fees for the virtual conference, and grant applications are welcomed from DPC Members. The application deadline for this grant is 07:00 UTC on 13 May 2022.

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Call for Applicants: DPC Grant for online PGCert Digital Curation course at University of Salford

The DPC is pleased to offer a Career Development Fund grant for the online Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Curation course at the University of Salford. The grant will cover half the course fees, providing funding towards 30 credits of the 60-credit course. Applications are welcomed from all DPC members across the globe, and the application deadline for this grant is 7:00 UTC on Wednesday, 25th May 2022.

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Deadline Extended - Call for Applicants: DPC Member Grants for IS&T Archiving 2022

The DPC is pleased to offer two Career Development Fund grants for DPC Members to attend the online Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T) Archiving 2022 conference, taking place 7-10 June 2022. Each grant will cover 100% of the conference registration fees for the full technical program with optional additional funding for a short course. Grant applications are welcomed from all DPC members. The application deadline for this grant has been extended to 07:00 UTC on 27...

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Call for Applicants: DPC Member Grants for IDW2022

The DPC’s Career Development Fund is pleased to offer two grants for DPC members to attend the International Data Week 2022 (IDW2022) conference, taking place 20-23 June 2022. Each grant will cover 100% of the full conference registration fees for virtual or in-person registration. and grant applications are welcomed from DPC members. The application deadline for this grant is 07:00 UTC on 12 April 2022.

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Call for Applicants: DPC Grants for IDCC22

The DPC’s Career Development Fund is pleased to offer two grants for DPC members to attend the 17th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC22) taking place 13-16 June 2022. Each grant will cover 100% of the registration fees for the virtual conference, and grant applications are welcomed from DPC members. The application deadline for this grant is 07:00 UTC on 5 April 2022.

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Reflections Following an Online Training Conference: 2022 NEDCC Digital Directions

Mzodidi Tutuka is Principal Library Assistant at University at Cape Town Library. He recently attended the NEDCC Digital Directions Conference 2022  with support from the DPC’s Career Development Fund, which is funded by DPC Supporters. I am Mzodidi Tutuka from the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa. I work at the Digital Library Services (DLS) department which falls under the Information and Resources division within the UCT Libraries. Our department consists of 9...

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Digital Directions: Insights from a Virtual Conference

Ruth Schieferstein is a Digital Archive Officer at Historic Environment Scotland. She recently attended the NEDCC Digital Directions Conference 2022 with support from the DPC’s Career Development Fund, which is funded by DPC Supporters. I had the great opportunity to attend the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Digital Directions conference thanks to the generous DPC Career Development Fund. The conference was held virtually over three days and was packed full with...

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Digital Directions: A whistle stop into the NEDCC’s annual conference

Fabi Barticioti is a Digital Asset Manager at LSE Library. She recently attended the NEDCC Digital Directions Conference 2022 with support from the DPC’s Career Development Fund, which is funded by DPC Supporters. I recently received a Career Development Fund grant from the DPC to attend the NEDCC 2022 Digital Directions conference, which was delivered entirely virtually. My initial interest in attending this conference was to expand my professional network, as I believed many of...

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Call for Applicants: DPC Grants for NEDCC 2022 Digital Directions

The DPC Career Development Fund is delighted to offer two fully-funded grants for members to attend the February 2022 Northeast Document Conservation Center’s Digital Directions online conference (1-3 February 2022). Each grant will cover 100% of the full conference registration fees, and more details are provided below.

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Call for Applicants: DPC Grants for Member Self-Identified Opportunities

Did you know that DPC members can receive Career Development Fund grants for training and development opportunities beyond those regularly advertised on the DPC website? The DPC invites and encourages our members to apply for a Career Development Fund grant for a Member Self-Identified Opportunity. These grants, detailed below, provide support for a training or development opportunity that a member has identified which they believe will help build digital preservation capacity...

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The ASA 2021 Conference: Some Reflections and Highlights from a Virtual Attendee

Andrea Walker is an Archivist at University at Cape Town Library. She attended the ASA 2021 Archives Amplified Conference with support from the Career Development Fund, which is funded by DPC Supporters. I recently received a Career Development Fund grant from the DPC to attend the 2021 Australian Society of Archivists' conference, which ended up being entirely virtual. Given the global situation I wasn't planning to make the trip to Australia, but was glad the conference offered virtual...

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Reflecting on the ARA 2021 Conference as an Archives & Records Management Student

Jessica Hooley is a MA Archive and Records Management student at Aberystwyth University. She attended the ARA 2021 Virtual Conference with support from the DPC Career Development Fund, which is funded by DPC Supporters. The MA Archive and Records Management course at Aberystwyth University has provided a great basis to start my professional career in archives and records management. Seeing the schedule for the ARA Conference, it sparked my interest as it would support and develop what...

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Marketing Records Management and Digital Preservation – Approaches to Advocacy at the ARA 2021 Virtual Conference

Janina Ziesche works as an Executive Assistant at the International Atomic Energy Agency. She attended the ARA 2021 Virtual Conference with support from the DPC Career Development Fund, which is funded by DPC Supporters. I am not (yet, at least) a trained records manager or archivist, but I have practical experience working on projects that aimed to establish or improve records and information management (RIM), as well as knowledge management structures in two different organizations. While...

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Providing computational access to the Polytechnic Magazine (1879 to 1960)

Jacob Bickford is a Web Archiving Assistant at The National Archives. He recently completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Data Science at Birkbeck with support from the DPC Career Development Fund, which is funded by DPC Supporters. At the end of August, I completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Data Science at Birkbeck, University of London. The course came out of the Computing for Cultural Heritage program, developed by the British Library, The National Archives and...

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Reporting on RDMF21: Data Stewardship in Research Institutions

Fatima Darries is Deputy Director Cataloguing Division at the University of South Africa (UNISA). She attended RDMF21 with support from the DPC’s Career Development Fund, which is funded by DPC Supporters. I attended the RDMF21 virtual workshop on Zoom on 12 and 13 July 2021. The workshop, entitled Data Stewardship in Research Institutions, was hosted by the Digital Curation Centre (DCC). The two, half day workshops focused on institutional data stewardship roles, and how national-level...

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Reflections on Operation Night Watch: the largest research and conservation project of one of Rembrandt’s finest works

Annette le Roux is Collection Developer Archival Resources at the University of South Africa (UNISA). She attended IS&T Archiving 2021 with support from the DPC’s Career Development Fund, which is funded by DPC Supporters. Annette le Roux is the Collection Developer Archival Resources at the Unisa Library, University of South Africa, with an International Masters in Digital Library Learning (DILL) obtained in 2009. She also completed the Society of American Archivists certificate:...

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Reminder: DPC Grant Deadlines for iPRES2021, Digital Curation Course at University of Salford, and ARA2021

Three DPC Grant deadlines are fast approaching with less than a week left to apply for the following Career Development Fund opportunities: Grants for the hybrid 17th International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES2021), 19-22 October 2021, covering full on-site or online conference registration (and contribution towards travel for those attending on-site in person). Applications are due by 17:00 UTC on Monday, 26th July. Grant for the Postgraduate Certificate in...

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Digital Loans and Virtual Visitors

Carrie Marks is a Digitisation Technician for Still Media at Imperial War Museums (IWM). She attended DCDC 2021 with support from the DPC’s Career Development Fund, which is funded by DPC Supporters. Hello Everyone! My name is Carrie and I am the Digitisation Technician for Still Media on the Preservation team at Imperial War Museums. I’m currently working on the Digital Futures project which involves digitising images that are at risk of deterioration over the next 5 years. I wanted to...

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DCDC21: Transforming crisis into opportunity within the GLAMA sectors

Shalen Fu is a PhD researcher in Digital Heritage and Impact Studies at King's College London.  Shalen attended DCDC 2021 with support from the DPC’s Career Development Fund, which is funded by DPC Supporters. In 2018, I started my PhD journey at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London (KCL). My research looks at how to best assess the impact of digital museum resources in China. Working with museum partners and the general public, I hope to develop an impact...

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Deadline Extended: DPC Grants for iPRES 2021 Conference

The application deadline for Career Development Fund grants for the 17th International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES 2021), taking place 19-22 October, has been extended to 17:00 UTC on Monday, 26 July. These grants, covering on-site or online registration, are open to all DPC members.

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