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Added on 15 March 2019

Working on your proposal for iPRES 2019? You just got a little bit more time! 

We know a lot of you are working on your proposals for iPRES 2019. We won't extend the deadline, but if you email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before midnight on Monday 18 March to say that a proposal is imminent we'll stop the clock for you and give you a bit more time.

Good luck on the final stretch!

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Vacancy for Digital Preservation Archivist at the University of York

7 April 2019

York, UK

£39,609 - £48,677 p/a

Full-Time

Interested in Digital Preservation and the iPres Community? Sign up for the iPres Interest Group

Added on 15 March 2019

Join the iPres Interest Group:

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Purpose

The iPres Interest Group, beginning with this new email list, is a way to receive updates and share your feedback if you are involved with digital preservation community and have an interest in informing and/or tracking the efforts of the iPres Working Group. Discussions on the email list will continue after the iPres Working Group shares its outcomes and recommendations at the iPres 2019 Conference in Amsterdam 16-20 September.

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Archiving2019 Short Course Program

Added on 15 March 2019

Archiving2019 | 14-17 May 2019 | Torre do Tombo, Lisbon, Portugal

www.imaging.org/archiving

Learn how to use applications JHOVE and Goobi-to-Go to manage your workflow; IIIF for better access and management of data files; spectral imaging to improve digitization; and how to set up reliable quality assurance workflow for mass digitization: these techniques and more through the Archiving2019 Short Course Program.

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Reminder: Call for Contributions closes 18 March for the International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES 2019) in Amsterdam

Added on 11 March 2019

There is one week to go before the Call for Contributions for iPRES 2019 closes!

Before midnight Pacific Standard Time (PST) Monday 18 March 2019: submisisons are welcomed for full papers (no abstracts) as well as proposals for workshops, tutorials, posters, panel discussions and for hackathon.

Your Contribution

Contributions will address the overall conference theme – Eye on the Horizon – and have to cover exploration and activities related to a number of themes and topics. Original contributions that show the progress in digital preservation, describing practice and theory are sought. And contributions describing the edges of digital preservation and collaborations with producers and people outside of the cultural heritage sector are especially encouraged.

More Information

For more information about submissions, visit https://ipres2019.org/call-for-contributions

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions in regard to submissions.

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Vacancy for Data Curator (Research Domain Stewardship Specialist) at the University of Melbourne

24 March 2019

Parkville, Melbourne, Australia

$88,171 - $95,444 (HEW 7)

Full-Time

The International Atomic Energy Agency joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 8 March 2019

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) welcomes the Archives and Records Management Section of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as they become the Coalition’s newest Associate Member.

The International Atomic Energy Agency is the world's central intergovernmental forum for scientific and technical co-operation in the nuclear field. It works for the safe, secure and peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology, contributing to international peace and security and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

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New "What To Keep" research data report published by Jisc

Added on 7 March 2019

“What To Keep?” a new Jisc research data report by Neil Beagrie of Charles Beagrie Ltd has just been published by Jisc.

What to keep in terms of research data has been a recognised issue for some time but research data management and in particular appraisal and selection (i.e. “what to keep and why”) has become a more significant focus in recent years as volumes and diversity of data have grown, and as the available infrastructure for ‘keeping’ has become more diverse.

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