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DPC Response to First Consultation on Legal Deposit (March 2010)

The DPC has published its response to the recent consultation from the Department for Culture Media and Sport on 'UK Online Publications'.  The DPC has welcomed the progress which has been made by the Legal Deposit Advisory Panel on recommendations for collecting digital material and is eager that the momentum recently achieved is maintained so that continuing progress can be made. It warmly welcomes the proposal for regulation-based harvesting and calls for early...

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National Heritage Science Strategy

National Heritage Science Strategy Consultation The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee inquiry on Science and Heritage called for the production of a new National Heritage Science Strategy, a task that is now being taken forward by the National Heritage Science Strategy Steering Group.  Work has progressed in four packages: at the time of writing 3 reports have been released for consultation and a fourth document - the strategy iteslf is in development. The DPC has...

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DPC Response to Digital Britain: The Interim Report

DPC promotes long term access in Digital Britain. Full DPC Response to Digital Britain: The Interim Report (March 2009) Introduction The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is a not-for profit membership organisation whose primary objective is to raise awareness of the importance of the preservation of digital material and the attendant strategic, cultural and technological issues. It acts as an enabling and agenda-setting body within the digital preservation world and works to...

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Mind the Gap: Assessing Digital Preservation Needs in the UK

June 2008 The Review Board for the ITT 'Mind the Gap' - follow up study reviewed responses to the ITT in mid-June. Whilst the Review Board found much to commend in the proposals it was decided not to award a contract at this time. The brief will be re-scoped to focus on actions for which the DPC or its members can take responsibility for and it will have a strong practical and achievable focus. The 'Mind the Gap' report was published with 21 recommendations aimed at a range of stakeholders....

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DP Awards 2007 Showcase and Shaping the DPC

Programme 09:30 Registration 10:00 Welcome & Outline of Day - Frances Boyle, DPC Executive Director The 2007 DP Awards Showcase 10:10 The Judges Perspective - Kevin Ashley, Chair of the JudgesPresentation PDF 292KB 10:25 LIFE - Richard DaviesPresentation PDF 2.8MB 10.50 Web Curator Tool - Philip BeresfordPresentation PDF 2.8MB 11:15 Morning Break 11.30 PRONOM and DROID - Adrian...

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