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Novice to Ninja: The UK National Archives and DPC to deliver online digital preservation training

Added on 21 January 2020

The National Archives in the UK and the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) are collaborating in a project called ‘Novice to Ninja’, which will make online digital preservation training available to practitioners around the world later this year. The project is part of The National Archives’ new digital capacity building strategy, ‘Plugged In, Powered Up’.

Researched, developed and tested by experts within the digital preservation community, the Novice to Ninja training will be practically focused, aiming to equip learners with the skills required to implement a simple and proactive digital preservation workflow within their organization.

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Vacancy for Innovation Specialist at the Library of Congress

31 January 2020

Washington DC, USA

$86,335 to $112,240 p/a

Full-Time

Registration Now Open - For Your Eyes Only: Scalable Approaches to Identifying, Managing, and Securing Sensitive or Restricted Information

Added on 20 January 2020

The DPC is delighted to announce registration is now open for the Briefing Day 'For Your Eyes Only: Scalable Approaches to Identifying, Managing, and Securing Sensitive or Restricted Information' on the 2 April 2020 in Salford.

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Call for Conference Hosts: iPRES 2023, 2024, 2025

Added on 15 January 2020

iPRES has evolved into the main international conference on the preservation of digital objects. Having been held annually since 2004 in places all around the world, with iPRES2020 coming up in Beijing, China in Sep. 22-24 2020, iPRES2021 in Illinois, USA, Oct. 19-22 2021, and iPRES 2022 in Glasgow, Scotland, Sep. 12-16 2022, respectively, iPRES is now inviting bids by prospective conference hosts to run iPRES 2023, 2024 and 2025.

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The National Library of Luxembourg launches webarchive.lu

Added on 14 January 2020

[French version follows]

The National Library of Luxembourg (BnL) has announced the launch of the website webarchive.lu, an information platform for the web archiving initiative for the Luxembourg web and access point for researching websites archived by the BnL.

In accordance with the Luxembourg legal deposit, the BnL collects and preserves websites from the « .lu » domain and other sites published by Luxembourg residents. Regular domain crawls are operated in cooperation with the Internet Archive. In addition, curated collections around specific events such as the 2017 local, 2018 national and 2019 European elections can be discovered on webarchive.lu, as well as thematic collections around cultural festivals in Luxembourg and the recent departure of HRH Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg. 

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Connect to Collect: A Conference about collecting Social Digital Photography in Archives and Museums

Added on 14 January 2020

Connect to Collect: A Conference about collecting Social Digital Photography in Archives and Museums

19-20 March 2020
Nordiska museet, Stockholm, Sweden
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Vacancy for Head of Sound and Vision at the British Library

26 January 2020

London

£48,750 p/a

Full-Time

Your Coalition needs you: Call for new DPC Sub-Committee Members

Added on 10 January 2020

Members are invited to take up vacant positions on the DPC's four Sub-Committees.

Part of the Executive Board, the DPC has four Sub-Committees which oversee and shape its work.  Each is chaired by a Board Director and comprises a diverse group of 10-12 people from across the membership: colleagues at all points in their careers, across all the parts of the Coalition and across all the sectors and agencies the DPC represents. 

Each Sub-Committee meets quarterly for around two hours, normally by video conference, receiving reports about the DPC's work in specific areas, and reviewing plans for upcoming or new initiatives.  The Sub-Committees also filter and review grant applications and new or additional activities that arise throughout the year.  Each one is facilitated by a DPC staff member.

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Key dates for DPC meetings and events in 2020

Added on 10 January 2020

Members are advised that key dates for DPC Executive Board and Representative Council meetings, and other major events in 2020, are as follows:

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John McMillan joins the DPC Staff as Administration Officer

Added on 10 January 2020

John McMillanThe Digital Preservation Coalition is delighted to welcome John McMillan to its staff, in the role of Administration Officer.

John brings with him considerable experience in managing business processes and communities having worked most recently for Xact Group and formerly for the Airdrie Savings Bank.

John will work with the whole team, across each of the DPC’s strategic objectives, to enable the smooth and efficient operation of this growing, strategically important and international membership organization.

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