The Digital Preservation Awards are launched for 2020

The search for the very best work in digital preservation across all sectors has begun again this year. The 2020 Digital Preservation Awards are now closed for nominations, but stay tuned for more information coming soon...

WINNERS ANNOUNCED 5th NOV

The 'Bit List' of Digitally Endangered Species

The DPC has published the 2019 edition of the BitList as the Coalition’s contribution to World Digital Preservation Day on 7th November 2019

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DPC Rapid Assessment Model

The DPC Rapid Assessment Model (RAM) is a digital preservation maturity modelling tool that has been designed to enable rapid benchmarking of an organization’s digital preservation capability.

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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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World Digital Preservation Day

With World Digital Preservation Day (WDPD2020) on 5th November just around the corner, the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) invites all data creators, curators and consumers from around the world to join us for a celebration of digital preservation! This year the theme for World Digital Preservation Day is ‘Digits: For Good.’

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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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DPC Grants: Two Fully-Funded Places Available for NEDCC Digital Directions Conference 28 September 2020 The DPC has reserved two seats for this sold-out event with all registration costs covered by the Career Development Fund. Read Article
Happy Birthday to Ewe! Jenny Mitcham Jenny Mitcham Last updated on 21 September 2020 Jenny Mitcham celebrates the first year of DPC's Rapid Assessment Model and asks for your feedback. Go to Blog
World Digital Preservation Day | Upcoming Events 5 November 2020 | 00:00 - 24:00 World Digital Preservation Day this year will draw together individuals and institutions from across the world to celebrate all things digital preservation. View Event

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