Vacancy for Librarian / Knowledge Management Specialist at the European Central Bank

2 April 2021

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Minimum monthly net salary €4,167

Fixed Term

Vacancy for Records Manager at The University of Sheffield

13 April 2021


Grade 7: £31,866 - £40,322


Reminder: Deadline for IDCC21 and RDA VP17 Career Development Fund Grants

Added on 17 March 2021

There are only five days left to apply for Career Development Fund grants for the following virtual events:

  • The 16th edition of the International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC21) on 19th April 2021

  • The Research Data Alliance 17th Plenary Meeting (RDA VP17) the 20th-22nd April 2021

  • The joint IDCC/RDA Unconference on 20th April 2021

The grants for the events, detailed below, will cover 100% of the registration fees for the event(s) specified on the grant application. Applications are welcome from all DPC Members.

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Vacancy for Repository Network Co-ordinator at the UK Data Archive

25 March 2021


£26,715 - £30,046

Fixed Term

Vacancy for Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer at The National Archives

5 April 2021

Richmond upon Thames, London

£37,500 - £41,500


Ukraine is the newest member of the ISSN Network

Added on 16 March 2021

The ISSN International Centre is pleased to announce the opening of the 91st National Centre in the ISSN Network in Kyiv, Ukraine. Starting March 11th, the ISSN National Centre for Ukraine is our newest registration agency under the authority granted by the International Organization for Standardization, ISO, to the ISSN International Centre. The National Centre is hosted by the State Scientific Institution "Ivan Fedorov Book Chamber of Ukraine”.

Dr. Gaëlle Béquet, Director of the ISSN International Centre states that “After several years of discussion, I am happy that the ISSN Network welcomes Ukraine as a new member country. I would like to acknowledge the unfailing involvement of Ms. Iryna Pogorelovska, the director of the new center, who has carried this project to its conclusion with her team. The ISSN International Center stands by the ISSN Ukraine to achieve a smooth transition for the benefit of the publishing, scholarly and library communities of this country.”

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NORF Open Research in Ireland webinar: Infrastructures for Open Research

Added on 15 March 2021

As part of a webinar series on Open Research in Ireland, the National Open Research Forum (NORF) is presenting a webinar focused on Infrastructures to support Open Research.

NORF has been developing a National Open Research Landscape Report to summarise progress and challenges in each of the strategic areas of Ireland’s National Framework on the Transition to an Open Research Environment. Against this background, speakers will discuss how Open Research is supported through a range of infrastructures including the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC), disciplinary infrastructures such as DARIAH for arts and humanities research, and core scholarly infrastructures such as persistent identifiers.

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Registration now open for new Novice to Know-How course: “Providing Access to Preserved Digital Content”

Added on 15 March 2021

The Digital Preservation Coalition is pleased to announce that registration is now open for a new Novice to Know-How course “Providing Access to Preserved Digital Content”.

Part of The National Archives’ digital capacity building strategy, ‘Plugged In, Powered Up,’ the Novice to Know-How learning pathway aims to provide beginners with the skills required to develop and implement simple digital preservation workflows within their organisation.

The new course on "Providing Access to Preserved Digital Content" aims to provide learners with an understanding of the broad range of issues to be considered when providing access, as well as the ability to implement simple access provisions. By the end of the course, learners will also have gained the skills needed to achieve level one of The Born-Digital Levels of Access, and the basic-level requirements of the Discovery and Access section of the DPC’s Rapid Assessment Model. The course includes modules on User Needs Analysis, Accessibility, Resource Discovery, Managing IPR, Setting-Up an Access Workstation, and more.

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Vacancy for Systems Administrator at the University of Oxford

31 March 2021


Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322

Fixed Term

Digital Preservation Coalition releases Arabic translation of the Executive Guide on Digital Preservation

Added on 11 March 2021

Arabic Exec Guideالنسخة العربية يتبع

In a move to add to the global resources for digital preservation, the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) and the National Archives of the United Arab Emirates have collaborated to produce an Arabic translation of the Executive Guide on Digital Preservation.

The Executive Guide on Digital Preservation was developed by the DPC in the UK with the support of the UNESCO Memory of the World (MoW) programme.

According to Dr. Abdulla Alraisi, Director General of the National Archives of the United Arab Emirates and the chair of the International Advisory Committee of the MoW programme, "The Executive Guide is an important contribution to the development of digital preservation activities and to the sustainable preservation of documentary heritage in UNESCO Member States. We are delighted to join the DPC in making the Executive Guide more widely available and providing the digital preservation community with more resources." 

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