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Vacancy for Professor/Full Professor of Information and Communication Studies at University College Dublin

20 April 2018

Dublin, Ireland

€83,800 - €111,159 p/a or €114,740 to €140,961

Full-Time

Call for Papers “Museums and digital memory: from creation and curation to digital preservation” at the British Museum, 3rd September 2018

Added on 12 March 2018

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“Museums and digital memory: from creation and curation to digital preservation”
Free conference and debate at the British Museum, Monday 3rd September 2018

The British Museum’s National Programmes team and the Digital Preservation Coalition invite you to contribute towards a day of workshops, discussion and debate on the subject of digital content in museums.

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University of Nottingham joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 9 March 2018

The University of Nottingham has become the latest organisation to join the Digital Preservation Coalition as Associate Member this month.

The University Library has been actively collecting manuscript and archive material for over seventy years and now holds over 3 million records in over 700 archive and manuscript collections. The University also holds over 80,000 rare books and published works in a number of named special collections.

Part of The University of Nottingham Libraries, Manuscripts and Special Collections is acquiring increasing amounts of born digital records, digital images and hybrid collections from both within the University and private owners of archives.

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Vacancy for Head of Digital Preservation at Harvard Library

16 April 2018

Cambridge, MA, USA

$ 86,700 - $ 151,100

Full-Time

Invitation to the First Meeting of the Reconvened Web Archiving & Preservation Task Force (members only)

Added on 8 March 2018

The DPC is delighted to invite DPC members to register for the first meeting of the reconvened Web Archiving and Preservation Task Force. This DPC member-only event will take place in Dublin on 27 June 2018, hosted by the National Library of Ireland. This gathering will provide an opportunity to discuss and agree the revised Terms of Reference as well as commence discussions on the topics important to participants’ institutions, their collections, and their users.

This event is free and open to all Full and Associate DPC Members. However, spaces are limited so we ask that each institution send one delegate in the first instance and more if the event does not fill up. 

The Revised Terms of Reference are still open for comment by DPC members. 

For more information and to register.  

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The British Library are pleased to announce five new file format assessments

Added on 7 March 2018

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The British Library are pleased to announce not one, not two, not even three but FIVE new file format assessments from the BL's Digital Preservation Team.

To have a look, check out the DPC WIki page on File Format Assessments.

The assessments cover formats used for digital sheet music (MusicXML, Sibelius), sound (FLAC, MP3) and eBooks (Mobipocket).

The British Library makes these assessments available to facilitate discussion and any feedback or comments would be welcome. To do so please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Vacancy for Digital Preservation Software Analyst at the British Library

25 March 2018

London or Boston Spa, UK

£32,000 - £36,800 (St Pancras) £29,000 - £34,000 (Boston Spa) per annum

Fixed Term

Vacancy for IPS Technical Analyst at the British Library

25 March 2018

London or Boston Spa, UK

£29,000 or £32,000 per annum

Fixed Term


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