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#WeMissiPRES is open for registration!

Added on 3 September 2020

Registration is now open for the online #WeMissiPRES event on 22nd, 23rd and 24th September 2020!

About #WeMissiPRES

#WeMissiPRES is a celebration which brings the global digital preservation community together until we can meet again in person. This programme of talks and presentations is a chance to make sure all the hard work done this year is not lost. A chance to share and celebrate the amazing achievements of the digital preservation community in this most unusual year.

We will be meeting online. All are welcome.

The program encompasses three half-days of online conversation and debate using Zoom. The timings of each half-day have been optimised for different time-zones around the world. This event will take place in English.

See the #WeMissiPRES program in full

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Digital Archives Traineeships from The National Archives

30 September 2020

Various

£14,150 - £17,888

Fixed Term

Member preview of new Technology Watch Guidance Note - Preserving Software: Motivations, Challenges and Approaches

Added on 26 August 2020

The DPC has released a Member Preview of the next in its new series of Technology Watch Guidance Note on Preserving Software: Motivations, Challenges and Approaches  by Sheila Morrissey today.

Preserving Software: Motivations, Challenges and Approaches identifies good reasons for preserving software, as well as a range of different challenges which may be encountered in doing so, from technical and curatorial to legal, before setting out practical approaches and case study evidence for tackling each.

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Reminder: Call for Applicants - Grants for NEDCC Digital Directions Online Conference

Added on 21 August 2020

There is a little over a week left to apply for the Career Development Fund grants to attend the 2020 Northeast Document Conservation Center's Digital Directions Online Training Conference, 19-21 October. These grants are available to all DPC members, and ideal for members situated in the USA, Canada, and related time zones. Applications are due by 17:00 UTC on Wednesday, 2nd September.

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Vacancy for Head of Collection Information and Digital Assets at National Galleries Scotland

9 September 2020

Edinburgh

£44,839 - £52,029 per annum

Fixed Term

Vacancy for Software Engineer with Bodleian Digital Library Systems & Services (BDLSS)

21 August 2020

Oxford, UK

Grade 7: £32,817 – £40,322 per annum

Fixed Term

Digits: For Good - Save the Date for World Digital Preservation Day, 5th November 2020

Added on 19 August 2020

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Save the date for this World Digital Preservation Day, 5th November 2020, and join individuals and institutions from across the globe in a celebration of digital preservation!

With the theme ‘Digits: for Good,’ World Digital Preservation Day 2020 is an opportunity to connect the digital preservation community and celebrate the positive impact digital preservation has had in a year which has seen a sudden and global reliance on digital information and infrastructure. 

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Invitation to the Online Launch of ‘Amplifying change: A history of the Atlantic Philanthropies’, 10 Sept 2020

Added on 18 August 2020

AP E vite for Sept 2020 Virtual LaunchThe Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) has been working with the archives of the Atlantic Philanthropies, held by Cornell University Library, to develop digital exhibitions that showcase the work accomplished by Atlantic grant recipients on the island of Ireland over the last 30 years.

In March 2020, DRI had planned a celebratory event to launch ‘Amplifying change: A history of the Atlantic Philanthropies on the island of Ireland’.  This event was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but DRI is delighted to announce that the official launch will now go ahead as a live online event on 10 September 2020.

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Deadline Extended: DPC Grants for Online Course at the Digital Curation Lab, University of Salford

Added on 17 August 2020

The application deadline for Career Development Fund grants for the online Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Curation at the Digital Curation Lab, University of Salford, has been extended to Monday 24th August 2020. These grants, detailed below, are open to all DPC members.

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