The 'Bit List' of Digitally Endangered Species

The DPC is inviting nominations for its 2019 edition of the ‘BitList,’ our Global List of Digitally Endangered Species. Nominations to the BitList are sought through the summer before being published as the Coalition’s contribution to World Digital Preservation Day on 7th November 2019.

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DPC Rapid Assessment Model

The DPC Rapid Assessment Model (RAM) is a digital preservation maturity modelling tool that has been designed to enable rapid benchmarking of an organization’s digital preservation capability.

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World Digital Preservation Day

With World Digital Preservation Day (WDPD2019) on 7th November just around the corner, the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) invites all data creators, curators and consumers from around the world to contribute and prepare to share stories of their own 'digital preservation day!' This year the theme for World Digital Preservation Day will be ‘At-Risk Digital Materials.’

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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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Web Archiving Conference in Montreal, 12-13 May 2020: Call for Papers 23 October 2019 IIPC WAC 2020 - Expanding Horizons: how we build, use, and sustain web archives // Conférence sur l’archivage du Web 2020 de l’IIPC – Élargir les horizons : comment organiser, consulter et conserver les archives Web Read Article
Research Support Games Day at the University of Glasgow Valerie McCutcheon Valerie McCutcheon Last updated on 23 October 2019 The purpose of this event was to give support staff the opportunity to experience different games or games-based tools that could be used with researchers for educational or training purposes. Go to Blog
World Digital Preservation Day Tea Break Special | WDPD Event 7 November 2019 | 10:30 - 11:30 GMT Join DPC York staff for a Tea Break Special with Historic England and English Heritage Colleagues to chat all things digital preservation. View Event

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