Finalists for the Software Sustainability Institute Award for Research and Innovation are (in no particular order):

  • ePADD, University of Stanford
  • VeraPDF, Open Preservation Foundation
  • Contributions towards Defining the Discipline, Sarah Higgins - Aberystwyth University
  • Flashback: Preservation of legacy digital collections, British Library

Finalists for the DPC Award for Teaching and Communications are (in no particular order):

  • Evidence-­based postgraduate education in digital information management, University College Dublin
  • Leren Preserveren (Learning Digital Preservation), Digital Heritage Network and Het Nieuwe Instituut
  • Ibadan/Liverpool Digital Curation Curriculum Review Project, Universities of Ibadan and Liverpool
  • The Archivist’s Guide to KryoFlux, Universities of Texas, Duke, Los Angeles, Yale and Emory

Finalists for the National Records of Scotland Award for the Most Distinguished Student Work in Digital Preservation are (in no particular order):

  • 'Navigating the PDF/A Standard: A Case Study of Theses' by Anna Oates, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 'Preserving the past: the challenge of digital archiving within a Scottish Local Authority' by Lorraine Murray, University of Glasgow
  • 'Essay on the record-making and record-keeping issues implicit in Wearables' by Philippa Turner, University of Liverpool

Finalists for the Open Data Institute Award for the Most Outstanding Digital Preservation Initiative in Commerce, Industry and the Third sector, are (in no particular order):

  • Music Treasures, Stichting Omroep Muziek (SOM)
  • Archiving Crossrail - Europe’s largest infrastructure project, Crossrail and Transport for London
  • Heritage preservation of contemporary dance and choreography through research and innovation in digital documentation and annotation of creative processes, ICKamsterdam and Motion Bank

Finalists for The National Archives Award for Safeguarding the Digital Legacy are (in no particular order):

  • IFI Open Source tools: IFIscripts/ Loopline project, IFI Irish Film Archive
  • Cloud-Enabled Preservation of Life in the 20th Century White House, White House Historical Association Digital Library
  • Design, Deliver, Embed: Establishing Digital Transfer in Parliament, UK Parliamentary Archives
  • Local Authority Digital Preservation Consortium: Dorset History Centre, West Sussex Records Office, Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre

In the category of 'Safeguarding the Digital Legacy' The judges also offered a special commendation to the GI Press Collection

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