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DPC Supporter LIBNOVA joins forces with CAE

Added on 5 March 2021

CAE Technology Services has selected DPC Supporter LIBNOVA to expand its services by adding LIBSAFE’s digital preservation product range to its catalogue.

LIBNOVA, provider of Digital Preservation Solutions, develops LIBSAFE technology which enables organizations to preserve their content easily and efficiently.

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March webinars from the Digital Repository of Ireland

Added on 4 March 2021

The Digital Repository of Ireland is hosting two new webinars this March:

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iPRES 2021: 2nd Call for Contributions

Added on 4 March 2021

Submit your contributions to iPRES2021, Oct. 19-22, 2021.

iPRES, or the International Conference on Digital Preservation, is the premier conference series on digital preservation. Since 2004 there have been annual iPRES conferences around the globe for the international digital preservation community to share their recent research, development projects, implementation efforts, and other practical experiences, and to enhance collaborations within the field and across the related domains.

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Reminder: Deadline for DPTP Online Career Development Fund Grants

Added on 2 March 2021

There are only two days left to apply for Career Development Fund grants for the Digital Preservation Training Programme (DPTP) Online Course at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Applications are welcomed from all DPC members.

DPTP Online is an entry-level course that includes all the content previously taught on the award-winning 2-day face-to-face course DPTP: An Introduction to Digital Preservation, and many additional modules. It is aimed at complete beginners who wish to learn more about the field, and is ideal for starters in all disciplines who want to know more about the fundamental issues, gain confidence, and feel enabled to start working with digital preservation. More information about the DPTP course and programme is available here.

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Vacancy at the DPC: Head of Finance and Sustainability

29 March 2021

Glasgow

Grade 7, points 32- 39 (£35,845-£44,045)

Full-Time

Public Record Office Victoria joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 1 March 2021

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) welcomes Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) this month, as they become the Coalition’s newest Associate member.

Responsible for the archives of the State Government of Victoria in Australia and, having launched its Victorian Electronic Records Strategy (VERS) in 1999, PROV is committed to digital preservation to ensure key Victorian Government records remain usable and accessible over time.

PROV was the first state archive in Australia to implement a digital archive and develop a unique information package to encapsulate digital material and associated metadata into a single object, and is this year set to launch a brand-new digital archive and suite of systems to manage and facilitate access to its collection.

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RIMPA Live 2021 Convention! 11-14 October | Early Bird registrations are now open

Added on 25 February 2021

The Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia is proud to announce that registrations are now open for the annual convention RIMPA Live 2021. The convention, hosted in Canberra, Australia at the Hyatt Hotel, will be delivered as a hybrid event.  

2020 taught us many lessons:

  • the power of resilience

  • the importance of being challenged 

  • and the ability to adapt to change at short notice

So, the RIMPA team have left nothing to chance in 2021 and will be delivering three convention event experiences to make sure no one is left in the corner and that you all get to have the time of your lives! Be Inspired, make connections and build your knowledge by attending one of these exclusive events tailor-made just for you (see below).

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Registration Open for DPC Webinar - ‘FAIR Forever? FAIRer for Longer: Digital Preservation and the European Open Science Cloud’

Added on 24 February 2021

‘FAIR Forever? FAIRer for Longer: Digital Preservation and the European Open Science Cloud’
18 March 2021 | 14:00 – 16:00 UTC | Online

The DPC is delighted to announce registration is now open for the next DPC Webinar titled ‘FAIR Forever? FAIRer for Longer: Digital Preservation and the European Open Science Cloud’ taking place on 18th March at 14:00 UTC via Zoom. The webinar will highlight digital preservation strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats relating to research data within the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) and in the research community more broadly.

2021 is set to be a significant year for research data management, as the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) embarks on a new implementation phase of its compelling and ambitious prospectus. EOSC seeks to bring scientists and their audiences together; to federate existing infrastructures; to augment these infrastructures; and to revolutionize how scientific knowledge is created in all disciplines, in all geographies. It aims to connect 1.7 million researchers and 70 million professionals across Europe to FAIR data and services that promote Open Science practices.

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Pragmatic Audiovisual Preservation: DPC releases new Technology Watch Report

Added on 23 February 2021

avprevFirst released to members on World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, the DPC is pleased to announce the launch of its latest Technology Watch Report, Pragmatic Audiovisual Preservation by Ashley Blewer. 

A specialist in video, digital preservation workflows and infrastructure, Ashley currently works for Artefactual and acknowledged that the preservation of audiovisual materials remains a challenging topic, saying: “Moving beyond the complexity of audiovisual materials and the urgency around digitization, concepts related to significant technical characteristics and the impact each has on digital audiovisual files can be very daunting.”

Her report for the DPC, Pragmatic Audiovisual Preservation, aims to provide easily digestible – and pragmatic - guidance for practitioners with a basic knowledge of digital preservation concepts and archival practices, but without expertise in audiovisual materials.

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Vacancy for Programme Manager at the British Library

9 March 2021

Boston Spa or London, UK

competitive

Fixed Term


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