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Second call for Digital Preservation Awards nominations: submit by 25th April 2022

Added on 28 March 2022

With four weeks left to submit your nominations, do not miss your opportunity for recognition as part of the most prominent celebration of achievement for those people and organisations who have made significant and innovative contributions to securing our digital legacy!

Send your nominations by 0800 UTC on Monday 25th April and be in with a chance of being named the best in your field of expertise.

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Deadline Extended - Call for Applicants: DPC Member Grants for IS&T Archiving 2022

Added on 25 March 2022

The DPC is pleased to offer two Career Development Fund grants for DPC Members to attend the online Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T) Archiving 2022 conference, taking place 7-10 June 2022.

Each grant will cover 100% of the conference registration fees for the full technical program with optional additional funding for a short course. Grant applications are welcomed from all DPC members. The application deadline for this grant has been extended to 07:00 UTC on 27 April 2022 (click here to see your local time).

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The University of Witwatersrand joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 24 March 2022

Wits Logo Legal Stacked smallThe Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) welcomes the University of Witwatersrand (Wits University), as they become the Coalition’s newest Full Member.

With a vision to be South Africa’s information hub of choice, among the top research libraries in the world, Wits University Library strives to provide inclusive environments for accessing, producing and sharing knowledge. The Library manages the institutional digitisation centre, digital library and archival repositories and are therefore mandated with the preservation of these digital objects.

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Report to DPC Council March 2022

Added on 23 March 2022

The Report to the Council for the period of December 2021 to March 2022 is now available to view. This report describes all our major activities in the previous three months, and previews work in the coming three months.

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Vacancy for Assistant Keeper: Collections at the University of Bristol

11 April 2022

Bristol

£30,497 - £34,304 per annum

Fixed Term

Call for Applicants: DPC Member Grants for IDW2022

Added on 15 March 2022

The DPC’s Career Development Fund is pleased to offer two grants for DPC members to attend the International Data Week 2022 (IDW2022) conference, taking place 20-23 June 2022.

Each grant will cover 100% of the full conference registration fees for virtual or in-person registration. and grant applications are welcomed from DPC members. The application deadline for this grant is 07:00 UTC on 12 April 2022.

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Vacancy for Senior Technical Architect at The National Archives

24 May 2022

Richmond upon Thames, London

£60,000 including Market Supplement

Full-Time

DPC and NDSA announce cooperation on awards programs

Added on 14 March 2022

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) and National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) are delighted to announce an agreement for close coordination and cooperation on their respective Awards programs.

While both organizations will continue with their own awards programs, the NDSA Excellence Awards will move from an annual to a biennial basis, interleaved with the DPC Digital Preservation Awards. Thus, each year the international digital preservation community can look forward to the presentation of a single set of awards. 

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The Digital Preservation Coalition welcomes the City of Edinburgh Council as its newest member

Added on 14 March 2022

EdinCC bannerThe City of Edinburgh Council has joined the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC), becoming the Coalition’s newest Associate Member.

As a Scottish Local Authority, the Council and its Archives have significant long-term and permanent retention requirements around the records it manages. Recognising that the majority of records are now produced digitally, the Council is working to enhance its digital preservation capabilities to ensure these are kept in line with legal and social expectations.

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