Happy New DPC: an invitation to guide the DPC in 2024

Added on 9 January 2024

Happy New Year, and Happy New DPC too …

The DPC is owned by and accountable to its members so each January we invite nominations to the Executive Board which is responsible for corporate oversight, and volunteers for the Sub-Committees who review and guide our work. 

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Key Dates for 2024

Added on 9 January 2024

DPC has now confirmed the program of meetings for its Executive Board and Representative Council in 2024, as well as the Annual General Meeting.

The Representative Council is the ‘general assembly’ of the Coalition. It is formed by representatives of all our full members and it owns the DPC’s Strategy. In that role it receives the reports of DPC's 5 thematic subcommittees. The Executive Board is a smaller body recruited from the Representative Council and responsible for corporate governance. 

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Vacancy for Library Infrastructure Architect at University of Liverpool

29 January 2024

Liverpool, England

£38,205 - £44,264 pa


Vacancy for Digital Repository Services Manager at National Library of Ireland

19 January 2024

Dublin, Ireland

€68491 - €83525


Vacancy for Digital Preservation Librarian at New York University

24 January 2024

New York, United States

$70,000 - $110,000


Bibliothèque nationale de France becomes the Digital Preservation Coalition’s newest Member

Added on 20 December 2023

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The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) welcomes the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF), as they become the newest Full Member of the Coalition.BnF smalllogo

The Bibliothèque nationale de France is one of the oldest libraries in the world and the national repository of all that is published and distributed in France. As the custodian of both national and global collections, the BnF holds 42 million items, including 16 million books, 410.000 periodicals, 950.000 maps, 2 million music sheets, 2 million audio and video recordings, and nearly 50 billion files in its digital repository, equivalent to 8,000 terabytes. Over 10 million items are freely available on its online digital library, Gallica.

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Call for Applicants: DPC Grant for IDCC24 in Edinburgh

Added on 15 December 2023

The DPC is pleased to offer a Career Development Fund grant for a DPC member to attend the 18th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC24) taking place 19-21 February 2024 in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

This grant will cover 100% of the conference registration fees and provide a contribution towards travel and accommodation if attending in person. More details are provided below. Grant applications are welcomed from DPC members until the application deadline of 07:00 UTC on 9th January 2024. 

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Happy Holidays

Added on 14 December 2023

It’s time for DPC staff to take a break. It’s been a tremendous year.

DPC’s mission is a welcoming and inclusive global community around digital preservation. We are deeply encouraged by the confidence members put in the DPC, and in each other. We’re now active in 24 countries with 21 new DPC Members and 3 new Supporters since the start of the year. This year also saw a reboot of the DPC Supporters Program, another action packed World Digital Preservation Day, and the kick-off of new DPC Working Groups.   

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