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DPC Announces Extension of their Leadership Programme

Added on 20 September 2018

The Digital Preservation Coalition is pleased to announce the extension of its Leadership Programme to provide scholarships that will allow members to access training and development opportunities that meet their individual, local needs.

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Registration for the DHN International Conference on Teaching and Training in Digital Preservation now open

Added on 20 September 2018

WDPD English Portrait RGBTo celebrate World Digital Preservation Day, the Dutch Digital Heritage Network (DHN) and the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) are organizing the international conference 'Teaching and Training in Digital Preservation' to take place on November 29th and 30th.

Hosted by the Amsterdam Museum, and with many speakers of the international digital preservation community on the agenda, our outline programme promises an inspiring and interactive conference in the capital city of The Netherlands.

The full programme and speakers will be published shortly.

For more information and to register visit: https://www.netwerkdigitaalerfgoed.nl/en/events/international-conference-on-teaching-and-training/

Places for the conference are limited and registration is essential. We expect these places to be taken quickly, so if you would also like to attend the conference early registration is recommended.

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Vacancy for a Web Archive Technical Specialist at The National Archives UK

7 October 2018

Kew, Richmond, Surrey

£38,000 - £40,000

Full-Time

Vacancy for Digital Services Assistant at Chester Beatty Library

28 September 2018

Dublin

€23,107 p/a

Full-Time

Vacancy for Deputy Director, Archaeology Data Service

14 October 2018

York, UK

£39,609 - £48,676

Part-Time

DPC Publishes 'Digital Preservation Topical Notes' Series

Added on 13 September 2018

The DPC is pleased to announce the publication of a series of "Digital Preservation Topical Notes", produced with the kind National Archives Logo in RGBsupport of the National Archives of Ireland.

This series of topical notes aims to address key issues of digital preservation for a non-specialist audience. Starting with "What is Digtal Preservation?" , the notes examine why digital preservation is important, while giving an overview of the steps needed to maintain access to digital information. Written specifically with record creators in mind, the notes also provide simple guidance on how they can ensure their digital records are preservation ready.

The full series of ten notes is now available on the DPC Website: https://www.dpconline.org/knowledge-base/dp-topical-notes

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DPC Member voting open for the 2018 Digital Preservation Awards

Added on 10 September 2018

DPC members are invited to cast their vote and decide this year’s winners as polling for the 2018 Digital Preservation Awards opens today.

The prestigious Digital Preservation Awards is the most prominent celebration of achievement for those people and organisations who have made significant and innovative contributions to maintaining a digital legacy and the finalists for this year’s set of categories have all been selected for their work to towards this goal.

Find out more about the finalists in each of categories:

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Safeguarding the Digital Legacy finalists announced for the Digital Preservation Awards 2018

Added on 7 September 2018

Finalists for the National Archives Award for Safeguarding the Digital Legacy are revealed today, celebrating the practical application of preservation tools to protect at-risk digital objects.

The prestigious Digital Preservation Awards are a world-wide celebration of significant and state-of-the-art 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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Finalists for the 2018 Digital Preservation Award for Most Outstanding Digital Preservation Initiative in Commerce, Industry and the Third sector announced

Added on 7 September 2018

More finalists for the Digital Preservation Awards 2018 are unveiled today, recognizing the adoption of digital preservation tools and approaches in institutions which are not explicitly memory institutions.

The prestigious Digital Preservation Awards are a world-wide celebration of significant and state-of-the-art 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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