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DPC members invited to nominate at-risk digital materials to the ‘BitList’ 2021

Added on 19 May 2021

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Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) Members have priority access to nominate at-risk digital materials to the Global List of Digitally Endangered Species (or BitList) as part of the pilot launch of the DPC's bi-ennial global awareness raising campaign.

DPC Members are invited to submit real nominations as part of a live trial for two weeks, before nominations are sought from the rest of the community.

The BitList will remain open for nominations until Wednesday 30th June 2021.

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Vacancy for Associate IT Project Manager at Getty

California

$37.99 - $49.39 Hourly

Full-Time

National Film & Sound Archive joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 19 May 2021

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to welcome the National Film & Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) as the Coalition’s newest Associate Member.

Established in 1984, the NFSA is Australia’s living archive with a mission to collect, preserve and share Australia’s audiovisual heritage. As custodians of over 3.3 million items, of which approximately half are digital, digital preservation is a core element of the organization’s mission to preserve and share its collection.

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Vacancy for Digital Preservation Technical Specialist at National Library of New Zealand

14 June 2021

Wellington

$97,414 - $131,795 (pro-rata)

Fixed Term

Registration Open: ‘Connecting the Bits’ DPC Member Unconference and Networking Event – Wednesday 16th June 2021

Added on 14 May 2021

DPC Members are invited to join us for ‘Connecting the Bits:’ the DPC Member Unconference and Networking Event 2021, which will take place online on Wednesday 16th June in two parts to enable members in different time zones to attend.

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NEXT WEEK: DPC Members are invited to pilot a new nominations process for the 2021 ‘BitList’

Added on 13 May 2021

Endangered largeEach year the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) runs a large-scale awareness raising campaign in the run up to World Digital Preservation Day in November.

And in 2021, we will be relaunching the ‘BitList’ of Digitally Endangered Species!

The DPC's 'BitList' of Digitally Endangered Species is a community-sourced list of at-risk digital materials. By compiling and maintaining this list over the coming years, the DPC aims to highlight the need for action to preserve high-value digital content that is critically endangered, whilst celebrating the progress the digital preservation community has made to ensure a secure digital legacy.

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Reminder: DPC Grant Deadline for DCDC21

Added on 7 May 2021

There are only five days left to apply for DPC Career Development Fund grants for members to attend the online Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities 2021 Conference (DCDC21), 28 June – 2 July 2021. These grants, detailed below, are open to all DPC members and the application deadline is 12 May 2021.

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