Our Digital Memory Accessible Tomorrow

The Digital Preservation Coalition exists to make our digital memory accessible tomorrow. We enable our members to deliver resilient long-term access to digital content and services, helping them to derive enduring value from digital collections and raising awareness of the attendant strategic, cultural and technological challenges they face. We achieve our aims through advocacy, workforce development, capacity-building and partnership.

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The DPC's Commercial Supporter Programme is good news for vendors, who already contribute much needed perspectives into the DPC’s discussions on an ad hoc basis; and for members, with the programme enabling much greater insight into their needs and requirements.

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International Digital Preservation Day 2017

This year, the first ever International Digital Preservation Day on 30th November 2017 will draw together individuals and institutions from across the world to celebrate the collections preserved, the access maintained and the understanding fostered by preserving digital materials.

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We are building:
  • A political and institutional climate responsive to the need for digital preservation
  • Competent and responsive workforces ready to address the challenges of digital preservation
  • Better tools, smarter processes and enhanced capacity in digital preservation
  • Closer and more productive collaboration within and beyond the Coalition
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Digital Preservation Handbook

The Handbook aims to identify 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 aims to provide guidance for institutions and individuals and a range of tools to help them identify and take appropriate actions.

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Vacancy for Archivist with Lloyds Banking Group 16 October 2017 Lloyds Banking Group is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic professional archivist to join the small but busy London team, with the chance to be involved in the implementation of a new digital preservation system. Read Article
Acquisition and Appraisal at iPres2017 Jaye Weatherburn Jaye Weatherburn Last updated on 16 October 2017 This blog post focusses on the three presentations in the “Acquisition & Appraisal” session. Each had the desire to provide answers to some digital preservation challenges, while also generating ideas for future research Go to Blog
Wheat and chaff: e-mail archiving now and in the future | IDPD Event 30 November 2017 | 10:00 - 12:30 (CET) Hosted by the NCDD, this seminar presented at the Ministry for Education, Culture and Science in The Hague will address the topics of selection, privacy and archiving. View Event

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