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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

Full-Time

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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Call for Contributions Open for iPRES2021

Added on 25 January 2021

iPRES2021The Call for Contributions for iPRES2021 is now open. The International Conference on Digital Preservation (https://ipres-conference.org/), or iPRES Conference, is the premier conference series on digital preservation.

The 17th iPRES Conference will be held October 19-22, 2021, in Beijing, China. iPRES 2021 will be co-hosted by the National Science and Technology Library (NSTL) and the National Science Library of Chinese Academy of Sciences (NSL).

iPRES2021 will support hybrid participation, allowing in-person as well as online attendance.

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Call for Participation: Databases for 2080 – Preserving database content for the long term

Added on 22 January 2021

Mission Statement

Tabular data of 1961 census
Tabular data of 1961 census (LABW StAL EL 413/4 DO 1.2)

Date: October 5th, 1 pm to October 6th, 1 pm 2021
Workshop mode: in-person, in case of COVID restrictions virtual
Participants: 35 invited persons (IT professionals, archivists, librarians, engineers from academia and business) – apply for participation at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Vacancy for Archivist (Access & Digital Engagement) at the University of York

7 February 2021

York

£40,322 - £49,553 a year

Full-Time


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