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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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Vacancy for File Format Analyst at Preservica

Abingdon/Remote, UK or Boston/Remote, US

Preserving Born-Digital Design and Construction Records: Member preview of new DPC Technology Watch Report

Added on 16 December 2021

3D TWRThe Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) has released a Member Preview of a new Technology Watch Report on Preserving Born-Digital Design and Construction Records by Aliza Leventhal and Jody Thompson, today.

Preserving Born-Digital Design and Construction Records aims to support archival professionals, as well as active designers and facilities managers, considering acquisition, preservation, and access approaches that account for both the technical and cultural components of the broad range of born-digital design and construction records created throughout the course of designing, building, and maintaining a built space.

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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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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year: DPC closed from 17th December 2021 – 4th January 2022

Added on 14 December 2021

DPCRAM Christmas2021 WithJumperThank you for all your wonderful support throughout another year filled with exciting opportunities, despite all of our shared challenges! The DPC and the digital preservation community have proved once again that we can continue to support each other even though physically disconnected.

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#DPConnect: December-January Update

Added on 14 December 2021

#DPConnect will take a break over the festive period.

Following the #DPClinic on Lotus Notes which takes place this Friday 17th December, #DPConnect will take a two week break before returning in the New Year on Friday 7th January 2022.

#DPConnect and #DPClinic are available to everyone in the digital preservation community members and all are welcome to attend sessions in any of the time zones, provided all participants are respectful and supportive of one another and adhere to the DPC's Inclusion and Diversity Policy.

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Vacancy for Senior Data Librarian at the University of Bath

11 January 2022

Bath

Starting from £42,149, rising to £54,943

Full-Time

AHRC-funded PhD studentships at the University of Salford

Added on 10 December 2021

Study for an AHRC Funded PhD at the University of Salford

Call for Expressions of Interest and Applications in Digital Curation

North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership Studentship Competition for 2022-23 Entry

We invite expressions of interest and applications, to the Art & Design and/or Heritage Pathways, for +2/+3 full and part-time PhD studentships as part of the AHRC’s North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership studentship competition.

The studentship covers PhD fees, provides an annual stipend for the duration of your study (currently set at £15,609 and subject to review), and access to additional funding for field research and further training.

The University of Salford is a member of the North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP), which includes non-HE institutions such as the BBC, Home/Cornerhouse, Tate Liverpool, Opera North, FutureEverything, Science and Industry Musuem, and FACT (Liverpool). 

The School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology at the University of Salford has an international reputation for research, both theoretical and practice-based. The Digital Curation Lab at MediaCityUK undertakes research in the conceptual, applied and practice-based aspects of digital curation, digital heritage, and digital preservation.

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Call to Share your Digital Preservation Workflows

Added on 9 December 2021

Following the success of our 'Workflow Webinars' and Cow-a-thon in January 2021, we'll be running the series again early next year; showcasing how YOU perform digital preservation functions in your organisation.

We’re looking for DPC members who would be willing and able to share their digital preservation workflows in a 20-minute online demonstration or presentation as part of a webinar, with a brief discussion with attendees about your work afterwards.

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