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  • Technology Watch Publications

    Explore our easily digested guides to the key issues facing the digital preservation community

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  • Digital Preservation Handbook

    Explore our authoritative and practical guide to the successful management of digital resources over time

  • 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.

  • Digital Preservation Policy Toolkit

    Create your own Digital Preservation Policy: follow step by step guidance from initial research and preparation phases, to drafting your policy, gathering feedback and, finally, polishing and communicating the finished policy. 

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  • Novice to Know-How

    The Novice to Know-How online learning pathway aims to provide beginners with the skills required to develop and implement simple digital preservation workflows within their organisation.

  • Join Us

    Become a member of the DPC and gain priority access to a whole host of information to help you and your organisation in your digital preservation work. 

  • Preserving Different Content Types

    Browse the Knowledge Base by different content types such as Email, Research Data or Video

  • Topical Notes Series

    A series of topical notes addressing digital preservation issues for a non-specialist audience.

  • Preservation Tools

    Discover software tools for digital preservation and guidance on how to implement them

  • Preservation Issues

    Browse the Knowledge Base by a cross section of legal, organisational and technical issues such as File Formats, Procurement or IPR

  • Preservation Lifecycle

    Browse the Knowledge Base by stages and processes from the preservation lifecycle such as Planning, Ingest or Audit and Certification

  • Looking for advice?

    Read our short guide on getting help and advice with your digital preservation challenges

  • Curation Costs Exchange

    The Curation Costs Exchange (CCEx) is a community owned platform which helps organisations of any kind assess the costs of curation practices through comparison and analysis. The CCEx aims to provide real  information about costs to help make more informed investments in digital curation.

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  • File Formats

    Discover resources on preservation issues related to file formats

  • Advocacy

    Discover how we can advocate for digital preservation within your organisation and internationally

  • Completed Projects

    Completed research and development projects that have addressed gaps in digital preservation capability and provision

  • Executive Guide on Digital Preservation
    Generic and specific messages and motivators designed to communicate with senior executives, legislators and budget holders, as well as decision and policy makers with a view to embedding the value of digital preservation at the core of every organization.

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