New Members

Australian Society of Archivists joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 4 August 2020

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) welcomes the Australian Society of Archivists (ASA), as they become the newest Full Member of the Coalition this week.

The Australian Society of Archivists Inc. (ASA) is Australia’s peak professional body for archivists and recordkeepers. The ASA advocates on behalf of archivists, and the archival and recordkeeping profession as well as supports best practice standards and services. The ASA recognises the increasing demand for digital archival and recordkeeping skills in community organisations, corporate entities, and government, and the effective ongoing management of digital archives.

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The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 3 August 2020

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to welcome AIATSIS as the newest Associate Member of the Coalition this week.

Based in Canberra Australia, AIATSIS is a national institution focused exclusively on the diverse history, cultures and heritage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia. With a growing collection of over 1 million items encompassing films, photographs, audio recordings, art and objects, printed and other resource materials, AIATSIS is developing, preserving and providing access to a national collection with the aim of promoting and enhancing the knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their heritage and culture.

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Records and Information Professionals Australasia (RIMPA) joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 30 July 2020

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to welcome Records and Information Professionals Australasia (RIMPA), as they become the Coalition’s newest Associate Member.

As the body representing records and information management practitioners across the southern hemisphere, RIMPA actively promotes best practice, sets industry standards, and fosters professional development across all business sectors and educational institutions.

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Georgia Institute of Technology Library becomes the latest member of the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 11 May 2020

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to welcome the Library of the Georgia Institute of Technology - Georgia Tech, as they become the Coalition’s latest associate member. 

Based in Atlanta, Georgia Tech is a public research university committed to developing leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. In support of the university, the mission of the Georgia Tech Library is to define “excellence in the creation, preservation, curation, and connection of scholarship.”

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National and State Libraries Australia (NSLA) joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 23 April 2020

NSLALogo horizontalThe Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to welcome National and State Libraries Australia (NSLA) this week, as they become the Coalition’s newest Full Member.

As the body representing Australia’s national, state and territory libraries, NSLA has had a collaborative digital preservation focus since 2011. Maintaining an active group of digital preservation practitioners representing each of its nine member libraries, NSLA engages in collaborative project work on matters of mutual concern and provides support to its members as a professional development network.

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The University of Adelaide becomes the Digital Preservation Coalition’s 100th Member

Added on 17 March 2020

UniversityOfAdelaide LibraryExecutive caption1The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) welcomes the University of Adelaide Library this week, as they become the Coalition’s 100th Member!

Already providing a wide range of services to support learning, teaching and research at the University of Adelaide, the Library is also charged with the robust and optimal preservation of digital collections held by the University, and enabling workface capability-building in digital preservation.

The DPC celebrates the University of Adelaide becoming its 100th Member as launches its new Melbourne office.

The DPC’s presence in Australia will enable improved access to the DPC’s program of activities for Members and digital preservation practitioners across the southern hemisphere; helping support, represent and amplify the work of a very active digital preservation community in the region, as well as assisting institutions at all stages of maturity in the digital preservation journey.

“It is so exciting to have an Australian presence for the DPC,” says Kylie Percival, Associate University Librarian. “We are really looking forward to the future collaborative initiatives this presence will bring.”

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The University of Sydney joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 6 March 2020

sydney uni library logo5The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) welcomes the University of Sydney Library this week, as they become the Coalition’s newest Associate member.

The Library was an early adopter of digital collections which has resulted in a continuously growing collection of digitised content with a particular focus on the Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections. The Library also manages university research outputs, research data and Higher Degree by Research theses through the institutional repository, Sydney eScholarship. The growing number of digitised and born-digital items in the Library’s collection has spurred the need to consider strategic digital preservation initiatives.

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The Agency for Facility Operations of the Flemish Government joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 27 February 2020

The Agency for Facility Operations of the Flemish Government has joined the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) this month, becoming the Coalition’s newest Associate Member.

The Agency, which provides professional support to the entities of the Flemish government, is currently developing a shared digital archiving service - Digital Archives Flanders. This service is open to entities of the Flemish government and to its local authorities. Supporting this development, the Agency for Facility Operations provides the technical infrastructure, the software and the expertise with regard to the management, storage and preservation of born digital information from across the region. 

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The Library of Congress joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 15 November 2019

LOC Logo horizThe Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to welcome the Library of Congress as its newest Full Member.

The largest library in the world, with over 20 petabytes of digital material across its varied collections, the Library of Congress has extensive expert services and programs to preserve its digital content and make it available to a global user community. Set to continue growing in scope and scale, each year the Library adds hundreds of thousands of items totalling several hundred terabytes to its collections. The Library is also the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office.

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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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