New Members

The University of Cape Town joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 1 October 2020

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) welcomes the University of Cape Town Libraries (UCTL) this month, as they become the Coalition’s newest Full Member.

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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Standard Life Aberdeen joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 1 October 2020

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to welcome Standard Life Aberdeen Plc as a Full Member. 

Based in Edinburgh Scotland, Standard Life Aberdeen is a Global Investment company with an almost 200-year history. The last five years have seen a focus on building an archive to manage the company’s physical records. And now, also preserving born digital records, the company is keen to move to the digital preservation phase and actively manage the records which will retain the company’s history for future generations.

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The Science Museum Group joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 13 August 2020

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) welcomes the Science Museum Group, as they become the newest Associate Member of the Coalition this month.

With five museums around the UK, the Science Museum Group consists of the Science Museum in London, National Railway Museum in York, National Science and Media Museum in Bradford, Locomotion in County Durham and the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester. Over several decades, the Group’s digitization programme has built up significant digital collections and the museums are increasingly having to manage born-digital content, both internally generated and acquired content.

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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 1 August 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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Monash University joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 12 June 2020

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to welcome Monash University, as they join the Coalition as Associate Member.

With its four campuses in Melbourne Australia, and others around the world in Indonesia and Malaysia, Monash University is looking to create a university-wide digital preservation strategy. Incorporating guidelines for storage and management, the University aims to create a robust digital preservation ecosystem that includes the library’s digital collections, research data and outputs, permanent university records and the university’s other cultural collections. 

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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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