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Natalie Harrower appointed Director of DRI

Added on 29 March 2017

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is pleased to formally announce that Dr Natalie Harrower has been appointed its Director. Natalie has been Acting Director of the DRI since June 2015, in which role she  has worked to build DRI’s community profile and partnerships, and was central to securing a long-term core funding stream for the DRI from the Irish government. Previously, she was the DRI's Manager of Education and Outreach, where she initiated and delivered a broad education and training programme in digital preservation and related areas - including digital humanities, digital archiving, digital curation, and linked data.

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Vacancy for Library Digital Scholarship Developer at the University of Edinburgh

31 March 2017

Edinburgh

£26,829 to £31,076 per annum

Full-Time

DPC Welcomes Scottish Council on Archives as our newest Associate Member

Added on 24 March 2017

The Scottish Council on Archives (SCA) has joined the Digital Preservation Coalition this month, becoming its newest Associate Member.

In its capacity as a leadership, advocacy and development body a key strategic goal of the SCA is to support the sector in its development of capacity and organisational sponsorship, so that the whole sector is equipped to identify, curate and make accessible digital information for the long term.

As well as helping  to raise awareness of digital preservation issues at high profile conferences and events, SCA has made a significant contribution to ensure new models of recruitment and skills development that help address the digital skills gap. It’s HLF-funded 'Opening up Scotland’s Archives' traineeship programme has brought fresh and diverse talent into the sector and offered an excellent platform for advocacy and communication, bringing benefits across the sector and sharing the 2016 Digital Preservation Award with a partner project operated by the National Archives in England.

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Save the date! Major free to attend Informatics Workshop announced for 24th May 2017

Added on 23 March 2017

The Digital Preservation Coalition and Information and Records Management Society (via IRMS Scotland), in partnership with the National Records of Scotland and the Scottish Council on Archives are delighted to announce a major free to attend workshop event. On the 24th of May in Glasgow (the day after the IRMS Annual Conference finishes in the City), Frank Upward, Barbara Reed and Gillian Oliver of Monash University will be conducting a day workshop on their new recordkeeping informatics concept. 

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Vacancy for Digital Preservation Sales Executive UK/EMEA with Preservica

7 April 2017

Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Competitive

Full-Time

Vacancy for Systems Integration Engineer at Preservica

7 April 2017

Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Competitive

Full-Time

A new name and the latest course in the DPTP Programme - DPTP: Digitisation – from project management to access

Added on 20 March 2017

As you may know, the DPTP programme of courses in digital preservation has been run for several years as part of University of London Computer Centre (ULCC). In recent months a restructure has meant a change of department and the DPTP team are now working under a new name, CoSector – University of London. The DPTP programme will still be bringing you training in all things digital preservation, with the same course tutors of Ed Pinsent and Steph Taylor, and will still be based at the University of London.

CoSector, University of London is pleased to announce the latest instance of its face-to-face course, ‘DPTP: Digitisation – from project management to access'.

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Vacancy for Freelance Digitisation Assistant with Unilever Archives and Records Management

31 March 2017

Port Sunlight (between Liverpool and Chester).

Freelance fee: £2,700: half upfront, half upon completion

Vacancy for Senior Developer at The National Archives

22 March 2017

Kew

£46,860 plus market supplement

Vacancy for Senior Developer (DROID) at The National Archives

22 March 2017

Kew

£46,860 plus market supplement

Full-Time

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