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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DPC Planning Day

Join an expert group at the British Library on Monday 3rd April to outline key digital preservation challenges alongside the UNESCO Memory of the World Programme.

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Become a DPC Commercial Supporter

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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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 Library Digital Scholarship Developer at the University of Edinburgh 31 March 2017 This is a forward-looking, transformative role for an individual with a passion for a range of cutting-edge activities within digital scholarship. Find Out More
Aye Preserve? Aye: Glasgow & West of Scotland Digital Preservation Support Group Sara Day Thomson Sara Day Thomson Last updated on 24 March 2017 Go to Blog
'Connecting the Bits' - DPC Member's Unconference and Networking Event, 2017 | Members-Only 21 June 2017 | 10:00 - 16:00 This year we're taking over the De Grey Rooms in York for an "unconference style" day of knowledge exchange and strategic planning. View Event
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