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The University of Westminster joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 11 September 2019

The University of Westminster becomes the latest organization to join the Digital Preservation Coalition.

The University of Westminster Records and Archives service manages the institutional records of the University and its predecessor bodies dating back to 1838. The archives include several deposited research collections, a garment collection and a small number of rare books. The integrated archives and records management environment supports an holistic approach to digital record-keeping from the point of creation as they collect and preserve records in order to make them accessible for use both now and in the future.

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Vacancy for Digital Preservation Data Specialist at the BFI

30 September 2019

Stephen Street or Berkhamsted, London

£23,433 to £27,690 p/a

Fixed Term

Vacancy for Data Specialist at the BFI

30 September 2019

Stephen Street or Berkhamsted, London

£23,433 to £27,690 p/a

Fixed Term

'Digital Photography: Create, Curate and Save' Event at the National Library of Ireland, 23rd September 2019

Added on 9 September 2019

Join the National Library of Ireland for an event exploring the need for preservation of digital photography.

Digital Photography: Create, Curate and Save, will be held, 10.00am - 12.30pm (BST), 23rd September 2019.

The fragility and danger of loss of digital photography is very immediate compared to the world of the tangible physical photograph. Unless we intervene proactively to encourage and raise awareness of the need for preservation of digital content in any form including photographs, we will face its loss. This will in turn affect our ability to tell the story of Ireland, not just in 100 years but in 10.

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Digital Preservation Coalition publishes its 2019-2020 Prospectus

Added on 6 September 2019

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to share its new program of activities for the coming year. The prospectus contains comprehensive plans for returning publications, webinars, specialist briefing days, as well as other new exciting activities and resources focused on a range of priority topics within digital preservation.

Identified by members through the latest DPC ‘Connecting the Bits’ online consultation, the activities respond to real and current issues experienced by the global digital preservation community, building the capability and skills to respond positively and effectively to emerging challenges. The new program is released in the context of the DPC’s international strategy and aims to be accessible to the DPC’s members and wider community, whatever their geographic location.

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TO THOSE BORN LATER: Invitation to join an Interactive Performance

Added on 6 September 2019

TTBL lead imageFuel and Uninvited Guests present: TO THOSE BORN LATER

A digital dark age is coming...

Soon hackers or a virus will corrupt our files and wipe our digital existence; all electronic records, digital photos, music playlists and personal messages gone.

The cloud and servers will fail and Google, Facebook, corporations and governments cannot guarantee our
data will survive.

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Digital Curation online short course, University of Salford

Added on 5 September 2019

The University of Salford is offering a short online postgraduate course in Digital Curation starting during the first week of October 2019.

Digital Curation and Contemporary Art: Curating in Contemporary Contexts is a 30-credit module and the acquired credit may be applied to a PGCert in Digital Curation (subject to approval) at the University of Salford.

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Vacancy for Senior Archivist, Digital Systems at the University of Melbourne

10 September 2019

Parkville, Melbourne

$91,913 - $99,495 (UOM 7) p/a

Part-Time

Vacancy for Digital Preservation Manager at Tate

12 September 2019

London

£31,742 p/a min + market rate allowance of £6,258 p/a

Full-Time


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