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TownsWeb Archiving joins the DPC’s Supporter Program

Added on 25 May 2018

The Digital Preservation Coalition is delighted to announce that digitization services provider TownsWeb Archiving is the latest organization to join its Supporter Program.

TownsWeb Archiving currently provides digitization, metadata creation and digital collections management software services to the UK cultural heritage sector. With clients including Cadbury’s, Marks & Spencer, Diageo, the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Transport for London, Bank of England, GSK and more, TownsWeb works with archives, museums and libraries to digitize their fragile and precious collections and open up access to them online through their PastView system.

With a wealth of experience in advising how best to create digital materials, TownsWeb is now working towards incorporating digital preservation services in order to meet a growing need to sustain access to a digital legacy in the long term; potentially by collaborating with other existing DPC Supporters.

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Digital Preservation Awards launched for 2018

Added on 23 May 2018

The search for the very best work in digital preservation across all sectors has begun again this year, with the launch of the 2018 Digital Preservation Awards!

Entry is now open for nominations as part of the most prominent celebration of achievement for those people and organizations who have made significant and innovative contributions to securing our digital legacy.

This year the exciting process will culminate in a spectacular awards ceremony in Amsterdam, as part of an International Conference hosted by the Dutch Digital Heritage Network and the Amsterdam Museum on World Digital Preservation Day (previously International Digital Preservation Day) on Thursday 29th November 2018.

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DPC Announces Scholarships for iPRES 2018 in Boston

Added on 22 May 2018

The Digital Preservation Coalition is pleased to offer two scholarships to its members to enable them to attend the 2018 iPRES Conference in Boston, 24-27 September 2018.

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Registration open for 'Digital Archives in Communities - Practice and Preservation', 20-21st June 2018, Brighton

Added on 18 May 2018

Registration for the first workshop related to ‘Identity, Representation and Preservation in Community Digital Archives and Collections', a British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award, is now open.

This 12-month project funded by the British Academy and led by Dr Sharon Webb (Principal Investigator) is an intervention in three important areas; community archives, digital preservation and content representation. 

The first workshop, ‘Digital Archives in Communities - Practice and Preservation’, will be held at the Sussex Humanities Lab 20-21st June and will feature a number of speakers and presentations by members of community archives as well as practitioners and researchers in archiving, digital preservation and arts practice. 

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Full programme announced for DPC ‘Future-proofing Digital Preservation for Research Data' Briefing Day in Bristol, 31st May 2018

Added on 14 May 2018

The full programme for the free, Jisc Sponsored DPC ‘Future-proofing Digital Preservation for Research Data' Briefing Day in Bristol on 31st May 2018, is now published!

See the complete programme

We’ll be kicking off the day with a look at the future for Research Data Management from Chris Keene of Jisc. In his role as Head of Library and Scholarly Futures, and at the forefront of digital innovation in learning, teaching and research, Chris leads Jisc’s work on the future role and capabilities of digital scholarly communication, digital libraries, and digital scholarship for research and learning. He will identify and talk us through some of the emerging trends, challenges and innovations for the Research Data Management community.

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iPRES 2018: Online registration now open

Added on 14 May 2018

The iPRES 2018 Organizing Team is delighted to announce that online registration for iPres 2018 is now open:

https://ipres2018.org/registration

There are a number of registrations – if you have any questions, please contact:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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