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Digital Preservation Coalition publishes its 2019-2020 Prospectus

Added on 6 September 2019

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to share its new program of activities for the coming year. The prospectus contains comprehensive plans for returning publications, webinars, specialist briefing days, as well as other new exciting activities and resources focused on a range of priority topics within digital preservation.

Identified by members through the latest DPC ‘Connecting the Bits’ online consultation, the activities respond to real and current issues experienced by the global digital preservation community, building the capability and skills to respond positively and effectively to emerging challenges. The new program is released in the context of the DPC’s international strategy and aims to be accessible to the DPC’s members and wider community, whatever their geographic location.

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TO THOSE BORN LATER: Invitation to join an Interactive Performance

Added on 6 September 2019

TTBL lead imageFuel and Uninvited Guests present: TO THOSE BORN LATER

A digital dark age is coming...

Soon hackers or a virus will corrupt our files and wipe our digital existence; all electronic records, digital photos, music playlists and personal messages gone.

The cloud and servers will fail and Google, Facebook, corporations and governments cannot guarantee our
data will survive.

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Digital Curation online short course, University of Salford

Added on 5 September 2019

The University of Salford is offering a short online postgraduate course in Digital Curation starting during the first week of October 2019.

Digital Curation and Contemporary Art: Curating in Contemporary Contexts is a 30-credit module and the acquired credit may be applied to a PGCert in Digital Curation (subject to approval) at the University of Salford.

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Vacancy for Senior Archivist, Digital Systems at the University of Melbourne

10 September 2019

Parkville, Melbourne

$91,913 - $99,495 (UOM 7) p/a

Part-Time

Vacancy for Digital Preservation Manager at Tate

12 September 2019

London

£31,742 p/a min + market rate allowance of £6,258 p/a

Full-Time

Vacancy for Digital and Preservation Archivist at Clemson University

16 September 2019

Clemson, South Carolina

$58,000-$65,000 p/a

Fixed Term

Vacancy for Research Data Manager at Cranfield University

8 September 2019

Cranfield, Bedfordshire

£33,309 to £37,127 p/a (+ performance related pay to £46,409 p/a)

Full-Time

Vacancy for Head of Systems & Services, British Architectural Library

15 September 2019

London

£43,000 to £50,000

Full-Time

New public lecture series on digital archiving, records management and preservation in Dublin

Added on 21 August 2019

The DPC's Sara Day Thomson will present the inaugural lecture of a new public lecture series on digital archiving, records management and preservation hosted by The Digital Repository of Ireland and the National Archives, Ireland.

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