Share your Digital Preservation Workflows

Added on 18 February 2021

This April, the DPC will be running a series of workflow webinars showcasing how YOU perform digital preservation functions in your organisation.COW logo

We’re looking for DPC members who would be willing and able to share their digital preservation workflows in a 20-minute online demonstration or presentation as part of a webinar, with a brief discussion with attendees about your work afterwards.

The workflow you share can be for any (part of the) digital preservation process.

The webinar series will culminate in a COW-a-thon (see Community Owned Workflows or COW) where the digital preservation community will be invited to contribute their workflows to the COW. More details on this, and the webinar series, to follow soon. 

If you would like to share your workflow as part of the webinar series, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details by Wednesday 3rd March 2021.

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Archiving 2021 - Call for Papers & Courses

Added on 17 February 2021


Authors are invited to submit 1-2 page abstracts for peer-review describing original work in technical areas related to 2D, 3D, and AV materials within, but not limited to the following areas:

Digitization / Imaging
• Advanced imaging 
• Mass digitization 
• Quality assurance and control

• Formats, specifications, workflows
• Metadata 
• Standards, guidelines

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Call for Applicants: Career Development Fund Grants for DPTP Online Course

Added on 17 February 2021

The DPC’s Career Development Fund is pleased to offer two grants for the Digital Preservation Training Programme (DPTP) Online Course at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Applications are welcomed from all DPC members.

DPTP Online is an entry-level course that includes all the content previously taught on the award-winning 2-day face-to-face course DPTP: An Introduction to Digital Preservation, and many additional modules. It is aimed at complete beginners who wish to learn more about the field, and is ideal for starters in all disciplines who want to know more about the fundamental issues, gain confidence, and feel enabled to start working with digital preservation. More information about the DPTP course and programme is available here.

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Vacancy for Research Data Specialist at the DCC

21 February 2021


£35,845 - £40,322


AWE joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 10 February 2021

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) welcomes the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) this month, as they become the Coalition’s newest Associate member.

In one form of another, AWE has been part of the UK defence establishment for more than 70 years.  Over this time, it has accumulated a significant archive, demonstrating the importance of robust records management and preservation. AWE’s archives include many legacy media types and formats and ensuring the resilience of these records is critical for national security and safety.

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Vacancy for Assistant Head, Digital Content Management Section at Library of Congress

3 May 2021

Washington, D.C.

$122,530 to $159,286 per annum


Two new webinar series: Transforming Archives and Using Digital Archives for Academic Research

Added on 2 February 2021

The Intersections, Feminism, Technology and Digital Humanities (IFTe) network is running a workshop series on intersectional feminist archiving this February:

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Michael Popham to join DPC staff in February as Digital Preservation Analyst

Added on 29 January 2021

Popham headshot 1The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to announce that Michael Popham will join its staff in February in a new role as Digital Preservation Analyst.

Michael will be well known to the DPC membership and the wider digital preservation and archives community from his recent work at the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford.

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