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Vacancy for Digital Archivist at the University of Edinburgh

14 November 2019

Edinburgh

£33,797 - £40,322 p/a

Vacancy for Preservation Audio Engineer at the British Library

28 October 2019

London

£26,000 p/a (pro rata)

Fixed Term

Graduate Intern Program at The Getty

1 November 2019

Los Angeles / Malibu

$30,000 p/a

Fixed Term

Vacancy for Digital Archivist at ICAEW

31 October 2019

London

c. £31,000 p/a

Full-Time

Vacancy for Associate Director - Technical Services at UK Data Archive

21 October 2019

Colchester, Essex

£52,560 - £59,136 p/a

Fixed Term

Truth and Lies: Information in the Archives

Added on 7 October 2019

Tickets are available for this one day symposium organised by The National Archives, the Institute of Historical Research and Digital Humanities at the School of Advanced Study.

Tuesday 22nd October 2019 | 09:30 – 17:00 BST

Whether we like it or not, the term ‘Fake News’ has entered our common lexicon. But what might its significance be 100 years from now, how ‘new’ is this phenomenon, and how can it best be articulated, preserved, curated and studied?

This interdisciplinary symposium brings together experts from several fields to interrogate how disinformation is created and spread, what its effects are, how the archive should deal with and capture it, and how scholars might interpret the evidence it yields. The outcome of the symposium will be an open ‘manifesto’ on how to deal with disinformation in our time.

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DPC donates iPRES best poster prize to ICA Fund for the International Development of Archives (FIDA)

Added on 7 October 2019

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) has donated its prize of €500, received for the Best Poster at the 2019 International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES2019) which took place in Amsterdam between 16-19th September, to the International Council on Archives’ (ICA) Fund for the International Development of Archives (FIDA).

The DPC received the Jury's award for Best Poster for their representation of the Executive Guide on Digital Preservation, a resource which provides practitioners with a combination of generic and specific messages and motivators designed to communicate with senior executives with a view to embedding the value of digital preservation at the core of every organization.

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Australia’s Academic and Research Network becomes the Digital Preservation Coalition’s newest member

Added on 4 October 2019

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) welcomes the Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) this week, as they become the Coalition’s 95th member.

AARNet is the architect, builder and operator of network infrastructure and an expanding portfolio of products and services, designed to meet the needs of over two million users in the research and education sector in Australia.

“We are keen to improve digital preservation literacy within our company, across member institutions, and more broadly within Australia’s research, education and cultural heritage domains,” explains Adam Bell, Cultural Outreach Manager for AARNet.

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Call for Papers: Archiving 2020 Conference, May 18-21, 2020

Added on 3 October 2019

Archiving 2020 | The National Archives - Washington, DC | May 18-20, 2020

http://bit.ly/Arch2020

Join an international community of technical experts, managers, practitioners, and academics from cultural heritage institutions, universities, and commercial enterprises, to explore and discuss the digitization, preservation, and access of 2D, 3D, and audio-visual materials, including documents, photographs, books, paintings, videos, and born-digital works.

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The United States National Archives and Records Administration joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 2 October 2019

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to welcome the United States National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) as its newest associate member.

Based in Washington DC and with a dual mission to preserve and make available the permanent records of the government of the United States, NARA is custodian for physical and electronic federal records, with current electronic records comprising approximately 1.5 billion files.

The size of these holdings will increase dramatically after 2022, as new regulations require government agencies to stop transferring paper records and transfer born-digital or digitized records instead.

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