The 'Bit List' of Digitally Endangered Species

The ‘BitList’ of Digitally Endangered Species 2021 is now open for nominations! Members of the digital preservation community around the world are invited to add their nominations to this list by Monday 2nd August, before we publish the new revision on World Digital Preservation Day.

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Community Engagement

We enable a growing number of agencies and individuals in all sectors and in all countries to participate in a dynamic and mutually supportive digital preservation community.

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Advocacy

We campaign for a political and institutional climate more responsive and better informed about the digital preservation challenge; raising awareness about the new opportunities that resilient digital assets create.

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Workforce Development

We provide opportunities for our members to acquire, develop and retain competent and responsive workforces that are ready to address the challenges of digital preservation.

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Capacity Building

We support and assure our members in the delivery and maintenance of high quality and sustainable digital preservation services through knowledge exchange, technology watch, research and development.

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Good Practice and Standards

We identify and develop good practice and standards that make digital preservation achievable, supporting efforts to ensure services are tightly matched to shifting requirements.

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Management and Governance

We ensure the DPC is a sustainable, competent organisation focused on member needs, providing a robust and trusted platform for collaboration within and beyond the Coalition.

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We are building:
  • a dynamic and mutually supportive digital preservation community.
  • a political and institutional climate more responsive and better informed about the digital preservation challenge.
  • workforces that are ready to address the challenges of digital preservation.
  • high quality and sustainable digital preservation services.
  • good practice and standards that make digital preservation achievable.
  • a sustainable, competent organization focussed on member needs.
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Digital Preservation Handbook

The Handbook identifies good practice in creating, managing and preserving digital materials. By providing a strategic overview of the key issues, discussion and guidance on strategies and activities, and pointers to key projects and reports, the Handbook provides guidance for institutions and individuals and a range of tools to help them identify and take appropriate actions.

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Vacancy for Preservation Audio Engineer at the British Library 15 October 2021 As a Preservation Audio Engineer, you will be responsible for the digitisation of sound recordings held on endangered media. Read Article
Go live at the Modern Records Centre! Rachel MacGregor Rachel MacGregor Last updated on 8 October 2021 28th September 2021 was definitely a day for us to celebrate as we finally went live with ingesting digital material into our preservation system. Go to Blog
Australasia Preserves 'The politics of preservation: cultural collections in dangerous times' | WDPD Event 2 November 2021 | 1100 - 1230 AEDT A meetup organised by Australasia Preserves community member Kieran Hegarty to celebrate in the week of World Digital Preservation Day (4th November 2021). View Event

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