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Vacancy for Records Manager at UKRI

4 August 2021

Swindon

£31,931

Full-Time

Vacancy for Digital Project Curator, EMKP at The British Museum

9 August 2021

Bloomsbury, London

£38,414 per annum

Fixed Term

Member previews available for new Technology Watch Guidance Notes in ‘Data Type’ Series

Added on 20 July 2021

Preserving Audio Thumb1Preserving Moving images ThumbPreserving Raster Images ThumbThe Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) has released the next three Technology Watch Guidance Notes in the new ‘Data Type’ series for Member preview today. The topics covered in the set are: audio, moving images and raster images.

Authored by staff at Artefactual Systems in collaboration with the DPC, and developed in conjunction with the UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, each of the Guidance Notes in the Data Type series is designed to provide a primer on the current state of community knowledge about types of data commonly encountered by those seeking to preserve digital holdings.

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Vacancy for Content and Collections Manager at Monash University

16 August 2021

Clayton Campus

$119,136 – 126,457 pa HEW Level 09

Full-Time

Vacancy for Digitisation and Collection Management Manger at Monash University

16 August 2021

Clayton Campus

$119,136 – 126,457 pa HEW Level 09

Full-Time

Vacancy for Library Technologies, Discovery and Access Manager at Monash University

16 August 2021

Clayton Campus

$119,136 – 126,457 pa HEW Level 09

Full-Time

Vacancy for Digital Archivist at the University of Oxford

30 August 2021

Oxford, UK

Grade 6: £29,176 - £34,804

Full-Time

Vacancy for Digital Preservation Technician at the University of Calgary

19 July 2021

Calgary, Alberta

$57,894-$83,811 CAD

Full-Time

Safeguarding the Nation’s Digital Memory project: Evaluation Report now available

Added on 14 July 2021

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) and UK National Archives are pleased to share the evaluation report from the Safeguarding the Nation’s Digital Memory project with the digital preservation community this month.

The 1-year project, which ran from January to December 2020, was a joint endeavour between the UK National Archives, the University of Warwick and other partners from across the UK archives community. Funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, the project aimed to establish a collaborative approach to managing digital preservation risk and to bring statistical risk management methods into the digital heritage sphere.

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Understanding User Needs: DPC publishes next in Technology Watch Guidance Note Series on Access to digital collections.

Added on 13 July 2021

User needs ThumbThe DPC has released the next in its series of Technology Watch Guidance Notes on Access to digital collections. The new Guidance Note entitled Understanding User Needs by Sharon McMeekin is available as a one-month Member preview from today.

Understanding User Needs provides a pragmatic approach to conducting and interpreting a user needs analysis, whilst highlighting the importance and significance of the results.

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