Community

Our activities sustain and enable our community to collaborate and grow, and we maintain and refresh the social infrastructure which helps the community cohere as it expands. In doing so, we foster openness and challenge structural inequalities that constrain participation.

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Advocacy

We work towards a climate of public and institutional policy which is better informed and better inclined towards digital preservation.

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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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Good Practice

We support our members towards greater maturity in digital preservation by delivering knowledge exchange, continuous improvement, horizon scanning, advice on standards, authoritative publications, and engaging and informative events.

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Accountable, Sustainable, Dynamic Governance

We remain accountable to members and responsive to their needs, particularly as the scale of our activities expand.

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We are building:
  • A digital preservation community which provides an effective platform for meaningful and sustained professional exchange.
  • A climate of public and institutional policy which is better informed and better inclined towards digital preservation.
  • Competent and responsive workforces that are ready to address the challenges of digital preservation.
  • Greater maturity in digital preservation through knowledge exchange, advice, authoritative publications and informative events.
  • Accountable and sustainable organizational functions and structures to ensure good governance.
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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 Digital Media Specialists Team Leader (Our Screen Heritage) at the British Film Institute 23 February 2024 BFI is seeking a Digital Media Specialists Team Leader to join the BFI’s Data and Digital Preservation team at the BFI National Archive in Berkhamsted.  Read Article
Registries of Practice: Goals & Principles Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson Last updated on 23 February 2024 Following on from our earlier announcement, we wanted to go into a bit more detail about the goals of the Registries of Good Practice project, some of the principles that will guide us, and how to get involved. Go to Blog

#DPClinic February - Deletion, disposal and deaccessioning in digital preservation

23 Feb 2024 - 02:00PM

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Disposal isn’t often the first thing to think about, when you’re focused on preserving digital information for the long term. But it's ...

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