Added on 3 March 2021

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) welcomes the National Library of Israel (NLI) as they become the Coalition’s newest Associate Member.

Established to collect, preserve, cultivate and endow the knowledge, heritage and culture of Israel, NLI’s goal is to become an institution at the frontier of information and cultural ingenuity. NLI is committed to making a robust contribution to the international effort of preserving the cultural heritage of humankind.

“The National Library is digitizing its content in many forms, and we are looking to become more active in the task of preserving our digitized content for future generations,” explains Tulie Amichal, Digital Preservation Officer and Internet Archiving Coordinator at NLI.

“We are very glad, therefore, to join the Digital Preservation Coalition and learn from our colleagues worldwide whilst improving the longevity of access to our diverse digital collections.”

Juan Bicarregui, Chair of the DPC was delighted to welcome NLI to the Coalition saying: “we are delighted that the National Library of Israel has chosen to join our growing international community. The challenges that NLI faces in its work are familiar to the many DPC members in national libraries and archives: so the insight and experience which NLI brings will be a very relevant too.”

The not-for-profit DPC is an international advocate and catalyst for digital preservation, helping Members around the world to deliver resilient long-term access to digital content and services through community engagement, targeted advocacy work, training and workforce development, capacity building, good practice and standards, and through good management and governance. Its vision is a secure digital legacy.

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