New Members

Queen’s University Belfast joins the Digital Preservation Coalition.

Added on 22 April 2022

QUB Red Logo SmallThe Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to welcome Library Services at Queen’s University Belfast as its newest Associate member this month.

Founded in Belfast in 1845, the Library aims to ensure long-term access to digital content through the development of a strategy to support the acquisition, management, preservation and provision of access to born-digital and digitised content. With responsibility for the institutional repository as well as Special Collections and Archives, the Library has plans to implement both a Library Services specific Digital Preservation Policy, as well as a university-wide Digital Preservation Policy and long-term data management plan.

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American University in Cairo, Egypt joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 7 April 2022

AUC Logo 2American University in Cairo, Egypt (AUC) is the latest organization to join the Digital Preservation Coalition, as they become Associate Members.

The American University in Cairo was founded in 1919, and from the beginning considered enrichment of Egypt’s cultural life part of its mission, sponsoring lectures and other public programming featuring important thinkers and creative individuals. The major entry of The Rare Books and Special Collections Library of AUC Libraries into the area of preserving cultural heritage came with AUC’s acquisition of the personal library of pioneering scholar of Islamic Art and Architecture Sir K.A.C. Creswell in the 1950s which, with its rare and valuable book holdings, served as the core resource for the university’s Arab Studies offerings. The library’s holdings house important donated archival collections in various disciplines, include pioneer scholars in Islamic architecture, Egypt’s leading architects, world-class photographers, local Egyptologists, famous journalists and prolific artists as well as evidence of everyday Egyptians shaping their nation as in the 2011 revolution, for preserving cultural heritage materials.

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Heriot-Watt University joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 31 March 2022

Heriot Watt University logoHeriot-Watt University is the latest organization to join the Digital Preservation Coalition, as they become Associate Member.

With campuses in Edinburgh, the Scottish Borders, Orkney, Malaysia and Dubai, the University is moving towards a digital only environment, which has been accelerated by the pandemic and remote working and teaching.

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The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 30 March 2022

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) welcomes the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University), as they become the Coalition’s newest Associate Member.

With three campuses and two sites in Australia, two campuses in Vietnam and a research and industry collaboration centre in Spain, RMIT University Archives and the Library are required to manage long-term preservation of the digital assets and cultural heritage of a global university. 

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The University of Witwatersrand joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 24 March 2022

Wits Logo Legal Stacked smallThe Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) welcomes the University of Witwatersrand (Wits University), as they become the Coalition’s newest Full Member.

With a vision to be South Africa’s information hub of choice, among the top research libraries in the world, Wits University Library strives to provide inclusive environments for accessing, producing and sharing knowledge. The Library manages the institutional digitisation centre, digital library and archival repositories and are therefore mandated with the preservation of these digital objects.

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The Digital Preservation Coalition welcomes the City of Edinburgh Council as its newest member

Added on 14 March 2022

Edin logo Black standardThe City of Edinburgh Council has joined the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC), becoming the Coalition’s newest Associate Member.

As a Scottish Local Authority, the Council and its Archives have significant long-term and permanent retention requirements around the records it manages. Recognising that the majority of records are now produced digitally, the Council is working to enhance its digital preservation capabilities to ensure these are kept in line with legal and social expectations.

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Archivo Nacional de Chile joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 16 February 2022

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El Archivo Nacional de Chile, the National Archives of Chile, has joined the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) this month, becoming its newest Associate Member.

Responsible for the permanent preservation of records generated by over 1900 public institutions in Chile, the Archives must provide long-term digital preservation services.

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Government agency joins the DPC

Added on 4 February 2022

A government agency has joined the Digital Preservation Coalition on 4th February 2022.

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CLOCKSS joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 4 January 2022

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The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to welcome CLOCKSS, as they become the newest Full Member of the Coalition.

A collaboration between leading research libraries and academic publishers around the globe, CLOCKSS is a digital preservation archive for scholarly content. It focuses on content licensed or published by research libraries, and is currently entrusted to preserve more than 46 million journal articles and 260,000 books. These are held in twelve secure repositories distributed around the world at major academic institutions.

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Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 15 December 2021

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Sound and Vision Eng No border The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to welcome the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (Sound and Vision) as the Coalition’s newest Associate Member.

Established in 1997, Sound and Vision manages one of the largest digitalized media archives in the world packed with (among others) radio and television recordings, YouTube and TikTok videos, podcasts and games. 

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