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DPC Member voting opens for the 2020 Digital Preservation Awards

Added on 16 September 2020

DPC members are invited to cast their vote and decide the Digital Preservation Awards winners for 2020 as polling opens now!

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.

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Digital Preservation Awards 2020 Finalists Announced: The DPC Award for the Most Outstanding Digital Preservation Initiative in Commerce, Industry and the Third sector

Added on 16 September 2020

Completing the set for all six awards categories, finalists for The DPC Award for the Most Outstanding Digital Preservation Initiative in Commerce, Industry and the Third sector are now revealed, with two exceptional initiatives which demonstrate digital preservation excellence in agencies that would not traditionally be considered to be ‘memory institutions.’

Finalists for The DPC Award for the Most Outstanding Digital Preservation Initiative in Commerce, Industry and the Third sector are (in no particular order):

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Digital Preservation Awards 2020 Finalists Announced: The National Archives Award for Safeguarding the Digital Legacy

Added on 16 September 2020

The finalists for the prestigious Digital Preservation Award for Safeguarding the Digital Legacy are revealed today, with three more initiatives celebrated for their practical application of preservation tools to protect at-risk digital objects.

Finalists for The National Archives Award for Safeguarding the Digital Legacy are (in no particular order):

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Digital Preservation Awards 2020 Finalists Announced: Software Sustainability Institute Award for Research and Innovation

Added on 14 September 2020

Our next set of finalists for the prestigious Digital Preservation Awards 2020 is now revealed, with another three innovative and impressive initiatives being recognised for their achievements.

Finalists for the Software Sustainability Institute (SSI) Award for Research and Innovation are (in no particular order):

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Vacancy for Digital Preservation Manager with the Science Museum Group

12 October 2020

London, Manchester, Bradford or York

£36-42,000 p/a DOE

Full-Time

Digital Preservation Awards 2020 Finalists Announced: International Council on Archives Award for Collaboration & Co-operation

Added on 14 September 2020

The first set of finalists for the prestigious Digital Preservation Awards 2020 is revealed today, with three exceptional projects being recognised for their collaborative achievements!

Laura Molloy, Senior Research Lead at CODATA and Chair of the judging panel, said:

"Once again this year, the standard of applications was excellent.  We were delighted to receive more nominations than ever before, and to welcome more projects from across the globe for consideration.  The judges have had an enormous - and enjoyable - challenge deciding on a set of finalists.  We are very excited to share these with the rest of the community now and look forward to celebrating this excellent work in digital preservation through the Digital Preservation Awards."

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#DPConnect - September Update

Added on 9 September 2020

#DPConnect has provided an ongoing, online presence at regular intervals each day as a way of connecting the global digital preservation community as we have continued to work in isolation.

As the DPC staff prepares for #WeMissiPres, the Digital Preservation Awards and World Digital Preservation Day, we will continue our break from captaining the #DPConnect sessions but encourage members of the digital preservation community to keep meeting and connecting in our absence!

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