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EXTENSION: Deadline for Digital Preservation Awards 2020 DPC Member Vote extended to Monday 5th October, 0800 BST

Added on 2 October 2020

DPA2020The deadline for the Digital Preservation Awards 2020 DPC Member Vote has been extended to Monday 5th October, 0800 BST 

Cast your votes and help us decide the winners of this year’s prestigious and prominent celebration of digital preservation excellence.

FIND OUT MORE AND VOTE NOW

 

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The University of Cape Town joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 1 October 2020

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) welcomes the University of Cape Town Libraries (UCTL) this month, as they become the Coalition’s newest Full Member.

The not-for-profit DPC is an international advocate and catalyst for digital preservation, helping members around the world to deliver resilient long-term access to digital content and services through community engagement, targeted advocacy work, training and workforce development, capacity building, good practice and standards, and through good management and governance. Its vision is a secure digital legacy.

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Digits: For Good - Invitation to World Digital Preservation Day on 5th November 2020

Added on 1 October 2020

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With World Digital Preservation Day 2020 (WDPD2020) on 5th November fast approaching, the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) invites all data creators, curators and consumers from around the world to contribute by sharing stories of their own digital preservation day!

With the theme ‘Digits: for Good,’ WDPD2020 is an opportunity to connect the digital preservation community and celebrate the positive impact digital preservation has had in a year which has seen a sudden and global reliance on digital information and infrastructure.

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Standard Life Aberdeen joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 1 October 2020

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to welcome Standard Life Aberdeen Plc as a Full Member. 

Based in Edinburgh Scotland, Standard Life Aberdeen is a Global Investment company with an almost 200-year history. The last five years have seen a focus on building an archive to manage the company’s physical records. And now, also preserving born digital records, the company is keen to move to the digital preservation phase and actively manage the records which will retain the company’s history for future generations.

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DPC Grants: Two Fully-Funded Places Available for NEDCC Digital Directions Conference

Added on 28 September 2020

The DPC Career Development Fund is delighted to offer two fully-funded places for the sold-out 2020 Northeast Document Conservation Center’s Digital Directions online conference, 19-21 October. These grants are available to all DPC Members but will be of particular interest to those situated in the USA, Canada, and related time zones. 

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Using FAIR data from Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM) sector - 29 September 2020

Added on 28 September 2020

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) and Research Data Alliance (RDA), with the support of Europeana Research, are holding an event on FAIR data in the Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM) sector.

The event will take place on Tuesday, 29 September, 15:00 -16:00 IST (16:00 - 17:00 CEST) and will feature a series of case studies highlighting the benefits of using and publishing FAIR and open data for the GLAM sectors.

The participants will have the chance to learn about foundational aspects of FAIR data and to gather insights from practical use cases from the sector. A Q&A slot is scheduled for the end of the meeting welcoming questions from the audience. 

Dr. Sandra Collins, Director of the National Library of Ireland, will provide the introductory remarks and case studies on using FAIR data will be provided field archaeologist Jennifer McCarthy, Dr. Garfield Benjamin from Solent University, and Dr. Lorna Hughes from the University of Glasgow.

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DPC Member voting opens for the 2020 Digital Preservation Awards

Added on 16 September 2020

DPC members are invited to cast their vote and decide the Digital Preservation Awards winners for 2020 as polling opens now!

The prestigious Digital Preservation Awards is the most prominent celebration of achievement for those people and organisations who have made significant and innovative contributions to maintaining a digital legacy and the finalists for this year’s set of categories have all been selected for their work to towards this goal.

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Digital Preservation Awards 2020 Finalists Announced: The DPC Award for the Most Outstanding Digital Preservation Initiative in Commerce, Industry and the Third sector

Added on 16 September 2020

Completing the set for all six awards categories, finalists for The DPC Award for the Most Outstanding Digital Preservation Initiative in Commerce, Industry and the Third sector are now revealed, with two exceptional initiatives which demonstrate digital preservation excellence in agencies that would not traditionally be considered to be ‘memory institutions.’

Finalists for The DPC Award for the Most Outstanding Digital Preservation Initiative in Commerce, Industry and the Third sector are (in no particular order):

Read more about each of the Digital Preservation Awards 2020 finalists

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