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Job opportunity at the Open Preservation Foundation: Project Officer

20 August 2018

Boston Spa, Yorkshire

£22,000 – £25,000 pro rata

Fixed Term

Job opportunity at the Open Preservation Foundation: DevOps Engineer

20 August 2018

Boston Spa, Yorkshire

Up to £30,000 pro rata

Fixed Term

Whitepaper for Universities on web and social media archiving

Added on 17 July 2018

Having garnered great insights from DPC Members through their participation in the recent 'Digital Preservation Futures' event in Glasgow, MirrorWeb are seeking help from DPC members for a whitepaper on web & social media archiving and digital preservation in universities.

This will aim to help university staff by examining topics on why it matters, the challenges and solutions, education. To make this as helpful as possible, MirrorWeb are inviting members to participate by providing input, insights and topics to cover, with the potential for inclusion in the whitepaper itself. 

If you are interested, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by to get in touch with MirrorWeb.

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Sponsors announced for the 2018 Digital Preservation Awards

Added on 5 July 2018

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to announce the leading organizations in digital content creation, preservation and access that have committed to supporting the Digital Preservation Awards 2018.

The awards are organized every two years by the DPC on behalf of the world-wide digital preservation community: and on behalf of that global community the DPC is delighted to acknowledge and thank those agencies who have generously contributed to the Digital Preservation Awards, enabling this exciting process to take place:

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Call for contributors to the DPC/UNESCO ‘Executive Guide on Digital Preservation’

Added on 3 July 2018

The DPC is inviting contributors representing the sectoral and geographical diversity of the Coalition's membership to help develop content for the DPC/UNESCO ‘Executive Guide on Digital Preservation.’

Born out of calls from the DPC’s membership for more resources to support internal advocacy, the ‘Executive Guide’ (previously Executive Briefing Pack) will provide easy access to the straightforward points that need to be understood before decisions on preservation policies can be made and implemented.

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Judges announced for the 2018 Digital Preservation Awards

Added on 27 June 2018

The judges for the 2018 Digital Preservation Awards are announced today as nominations for all 5 categories continue to be submitted for the most prestigious celebration of individuals and organizations who have made a significant contribution to securing our digital legacy.

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iPres 2022 comes to Glasgow!

Added on 27 June 2018

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) will host the International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPres) in Glasgow in 2022.

The iPres conference is a global forum for research and development in digital preservation.  Held every year since 2004 it has been held on four continents, embracing a variety of topics in digital preservation from strategy to implementation, and from international and local initiatives.  It welcomes small organizations and large; established leaders and new entrants. Year on year the debate and research profiled at iPres have moved digital preservation from a niche specialism of experts to a global challenge with the community to match.

The DPC is long-standing part of the digital preservation community around the world, helping to address the challenge of reliable access to digital resources from its base in Glasgow, and the Coalition’s network will be used to good effect. Representing and working on behalf of the diverse and dynamic digital preservation community around the world, the DPC will draw from the expertise of its membership, as well as lessons learned in community engagement, administration and the dissemination of research, to deliver a world-class program on the state of the art in digital preservation for all parts of the community from creators, curators, funders, researchers, solution providers and users.

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