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Save the Date for the Next Web Archiving & Preservation Working Group General Meeting in Belfast

Added on 3 February 2020

Mark your calendars! The DPC is delighted to announce the next Web Archiving & Preservation Working Group General Meeting will take place at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) in Belfast on 23 July 2020. As a General Meeting, this event will be open only to DPC Members. All Members are welcome (and encouraged!) despite previous participation.

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Digital Preservation: A global challenge

Added on 31 January 2020

With the UK’s departure from the European Union (EU) imminent, the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) restates its commitment to work with members and community around the world. In the context of a new relationship with the EU, the global nature of digital preservation labour is unchanged.  Our work is not bound by borders.

The DPC enjoys an excellent relationship and reputation with members, partners, friends and funders around the world. In the course of our history have benefitted tremendously from the funding and focus which the European Union has brought to the question of digital preservation.

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Traineeships in the Information Governance Division at the European Central Bank

17 February 2020

Frankfurt, Germany

€1,070 per month plus accomodation allowance

Full-Time

Episode Three of the Web Archiving & Preservation Webinar Series in now open for registration

Added on 24 January 2020

The DPC is delighted to announce registration is now open for the webinar 'Integrating Web Archives into Existing Collections'. This webinar is the third episode of the Web Archiving & Preservation Webinar Series for DPC Members and Supporters and will take place on 20 February 2020 at 14:00 GMT. 

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DPC opens new office in Melbourne, Australia

Added on 22 January 2020

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) has started 2020 with the opening of a new office, at the University of Melbourne. This presence will enable improved access to the DPC’s programme of activities for members and digital preservation practitioners across the southern hemisphere; helping support, represent and amplify the work of a very active digital preservation community in the region, as well as enabling institutions at all stages of maturity in the digital preservation journey.

The initiative is the result of a strategic partnership between DPC and the University of Melbourne, and the office will be staffed by Jaye Weatherburn who has been seconded to the DPC.

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Vacancy for Projects and Policy Officer at DANS

30 January 2020

The Hague

€4,274 per month gross

Fixed Term

Amy Currie joins the DPC Staff as Training Officer

Added on 21 January 2020

Amy currieThe Digital Preservation Coalition is delighted to welcome Amy Currie to its staff, in the role of Training Officer.

Amy will manage training and skills services for members, covering the work of Sharon McMeekin – the DPC’s Head of Workforce Development - as she delivers the Novice to Ninja project with colleagues from The UK National Archives.

“Amy will help us continue to provide opportunities for our members to acquire, develop and retain competent and responsive workforces that are ready to address the challenges of digital preservation,” explains Sharon. “We’re very pleased to have her on board!”

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