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DPC Helps Fund UCD Students Attendance at IDCC 2017

By Sharon McMeekin | Added on 21 February 2017

William Odile Christine IDCC2017 WebThis week, PhD students Christine Cullen and Odile Dumbleton from University College Dublin are in attendance at the IDCC 2017 conference in Edinburgh with support from the DPC's Leadership Programme. Pictured right with the DPC's Executive Director, William Kilbride, the scholarship recipients are making the most of this unique opportunity to hear from and network with leading practitioners in the field of digital preservation and research data management. The opportunity to attend the conference will have a significant impact on their own research. They have already been actively contributing to Twitter coverage of the event and will be writing for the DPC blog, so keep an eye out for their posts coming soon!

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Two Scholarships Announced for Courses with University of Aberystwyth

By Sharon McMeekin | Added on 13 February 2017

The Digital Preservation Coalition is pleased to offer two scholarships to members for distance learning courses offered by the Department of Information Studies at the University of Aberystwyth, starting April 2017. These scholarships are aimed at early-career professionals or those who have recently moved into the field.

The Department of Information Studies at the University of Aberystwyth is an established leading provider of information and library studies courses, offering 25 years’ experience in delivering distance learning. Courses are intended to be flexible and student-centred with excellent academic and pastoral support. More information on their approach is available on their website: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/dis/distance/.

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Head of Digital Archiving, vacancy at The National Archives

19 February 2017

Kew, Richmond, London, TW9 4DU

£65,000 plus market supplement

Head of Digital Services, vacancy at The National Archives

19 February 2017

Kew, Richmond, London, TW9 4DU

£65,000 plus market supplement

Vacancy for Digital Imager & Photographer with RIBA

27 February 2017

London & V&A Museum

£24,164 - £29,060 per annum

Full-Time

UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals joins the Digital Preservation Coalition.

The UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) became the Digital Preservation Coalition’s newest Full member in January this year.

The Mechanism is mandated to manage the archives of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), as well as its own archives, which consist of both physical and digital records.

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Arkivum joins the DPC’s New Commercial Supporter Programme

By Sarah Middleton | Added on 1 February 2017

Commercial Supporter Arkivum SmallJust one week after the Digital Preservation Coalition launched its new Commercial Supporter programme, Arkivum have announced their commitment to creating long-term meaningful relationships between DPC members and commercial solution providers by becoming the latest organisation to join the scheme.

The new 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 by enabling much greater insight into their needs and requirements. The DPC’s Board recognises the need for an environment where solution providers and members can collaborate and learn from each other, whilst protecting the independence gained from a widely-understood vendor neutrality.

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Digital Repository of Ireland vacancy for Programme Manager

6 February 2017

Dublin 2

€33,661- €44,456 per annum

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