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London School of Economics joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 13 December 2011

DPC is delighted to welcome the London School of Economics as its newest member.

‘LSE Library has been developing its digital preservation capacity for around two years - since initial planning and making the business case’, explained Ed Fay. ‘We have already made use of the events programme offered by the DPC to train members of our specialist team. Now that our preservation capacity is moving from development to operation we enter a new phase of activity.’

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Trust and E-Journals Briefing, London 31st January: Priority Registration for Members Now Open

Added on 9 December 2011

DPC is inviting members to a briefing day on the topic of ‘Trust and E-journals’ at the Wellcome Library, Euston Road, London on 31st January 2012: http://www.dpconline.org/events/details/39-trust?xref=39

Perhaps the most advanced part of the digital preservation community, the E-Journal sector has growing experience in fixing technical challenges and is supported by a well-developed - if complicated and at times dysfunctional - value chain that connects authors, publishers, sellers, purchasers and consumers.

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TIMBUS Consultation on Business Continuity and Digital Preservation

Added on 8 December 2011

The DPC is consulting its members and the wider community on the TIMBUS project.  This project builds on and extends existing research and experience in risk management and business continuity management on the one hand, and digital preservation on the other, aligning these complementary approaches.  It is a strategic project co-funded by the European Union and it brings together expertise from across Europe from industry partners, SMEs and research partners. 

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What I wish I knew before I started: DPC Student Conference Jan 24th, London

Added on 6 December 2011

The DPC and the Archives and Records Association are pleased to invite students and researchers in archives, records management and librarianship to a half day conference on practical workplace skills in digital preservation.  Hosted by University College London, and organised in partnership with the University of Aberystwyth and the University of Dundee, this mini-conference will bring a select group of leading practitioners together with the next generation of archivists, records managers and ibrarians to discuss the challenges of digital collections management and digital preservation. 

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DPC offers scholarships to attend Digital Futures Academy, London March 19-23rd

Added on 5 December 2011

The Digital Preservation Coalition is pleased to offer four fully funded scholarships to attend the Digital Futures Academy at the British Library, London, 19th – 23rd March 2012. Led by experts of international renown, Digital Futures focuses on the creation, delivery and preservation of digital resources from cultural and memory institutions.

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The Digital Preservation Coalition welcomes LSE Library as its latest associate member

Added on 1 December 2011

DPC is delighted to welcome the London School of Economics as its newest member.

‘LSE Library has been developing its digital preservation capacity for around two years - since initial planning and making the business case’, explained Ed Fay. ‘We have already made use of the events programme offered by the DPC to train members of our specialist team. Now that our preservation capacity is moving from development to operation we enter a new phase of activity.’

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Papers for 2011 DPC Annual General Meeting

Added on 28 November 2011

Papers for the 2011 DPC Annual General Meeting are now available, including the Abbreviated Accounts of the DPC for FY 2010-11 and the DPC Strategic Plan 2012-15. 

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Slides from 'Intellectual Property Rights and Digital Preservation' now available

Added on 23 November 2011

Presentations from the DPC and JISC Digital Media 'Intellectual Property Rights and Digital Preservation workshop are now available

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IPR Event - Change of Venue

Added on 17 November 2011

The DPC / JISC Digital Media briefing day on Intellectual Property Rights and Digital Preservation has changed venue at short notice.  The event will now take place at Wills Hall, Parry's Lane, Stoke Bishop Bristol BS9 1AE. 

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DPC responds to Public Data Corporation and Open Data Consultations

Added on 11 November 2011

DPC has responded to two connected consultations from the Cabinet Office on proposals for the Data Policy for a proposed Public Data Corporation and for the UK government's Open Data Policy. 

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