Vacancy for Collections Systems Specialist at BFI

4 February 2018

Berkhamsted, UK

£28,767- £33,657


PhD Research Placement Opportunity at the British Library

19 February 2018

London or Boston Spa

Fixed Term

Beyond the Repository - Final report now available

Added on 16 January 2018

In 2017, Northwestern University Libraries and the University of California San Diego Library investigated the integration of local digital repository services with distributed preservation networks, such as The Digital Preservation Network (DPN), Chronopolis, and the Academic Preservation Trust (APTrust).

This research was funded through the IMLS planning grant, “Beyond the Repository: Integrating Local Preservation Systems with National Distribution Services" LG-72-16-0135-16.

The team is very happy to announce that the final report on this project is now available at would like to thank all contributors.

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Shaping the future of audiovisual archiving: New international think tank identifies strategic priorities for the field

Added on 15 January 2018

The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision today is publishing its new White Paper, Towards a New Audiovisual Think Tank for Audiovisual Archivists and Cultural Heritage Professionals. The White Paper identifies strategic priorities for audiovisual archiving in the coming decade and puts forward 10 concrete recommendations for collective action.

Hilversum, January 11, 2018. The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision is releasing its new White Paper, Towards a New Audiovisual Think Tank for Audiovisual Archivists and Cultural Heritage Professionals. The White Paper, the first effort from a new ‘AV Think Tank’ on audiovisual archiving initiated by Sound and Vision, aims to facilitate stakeholders active in the preservation of audiovisual heritage to identify their strategic priorities over the coming decade. The paper also puts forward 10 recommendations for collective action to address these priorities.

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Looking to the future: Introducing a New Strategic Plan, Chair and Structure for the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 5 January 2018

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) welcomes the start to 2018 by launching its new Strategic Plan for 2018-22 this week.

Refreshed and updated to reflect an emerging and evolving set of digital preservation challenges, the plan entitled ‘A Secure Digital Legacy’ sets out a mission to support the delivery of resilient long-term access to digital content and services.

“In the context of a diverse and growing Coalition, set against a changing landscape for digital preservation, our new strategic plan identifies how to articulate and realize the benefits that accrue from robust and accessible digital assets,” explains William Kilbride, Executive Director of the DPC. “This new plan establishes how we will continue to help our members derive enduring value from their digital assets whilst simultaneously raising awareness of the strategic, cultural and technological challenges we now all face.”

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Vacancy at the Parliamentary Archives, London: Digital Archivist

21 January 2018

London, UK

£30,150 per annum


Vacancy for Applications Developer (OASIS) at the Archaeology Data Service

7 January 2018

York, UK

£31,604-£38,832 per year

Fixed Term

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