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Aye Preserve! University of Glasgow Library & DPC Kick Off New 'Glasgow Preserves' Group 27 February

Added on 23 January 2017

How can we make sure we can access our important digital data in the future? The challenge of managing and preserving all this digital ‘stuff’ affects us all. Come along to the first meeting of ‘Aye Preserve’ on the 27th February. This event will provide a space for practitioners, managers, researchers, administrators, students, dabblers, and meddlers to share their experiences of preserving digital data – from archival collections to big data and anything else.

See the Event page for more details and to register for this free event.

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University of Glasgow upgrades to become DPC’s latest Full Member

Added on 20 January 2017

Long standing Associate Member, the Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII) has joined forces with the University of Glasgow Library and upgraded membership to become the latest Full Member of the DPC at the start of 2017.

With HATII joining the Coalition in 2010, ongoing collaborative initiatives with the Digital Curation Centre and Digital Preservation Europe, as well as the library’s commitment to sustaining access to digital materials, have meant that the University of Glasgow has continued to make a significant contributions to research, teaching and application of practices in Cultural Heritage, Digital Humanities and Information Management and Analysis.

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University of Glasgow upgrades to become DPC’s latest Full Member

Added on 20 January 2017

Long standing Associate Member, the Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII) has joined forces with the University of Glasgow Library and upgraded membership to become the latest Full Member of the DPC at the start of 2017.

With HATII joining the Coalition in 2010, ongoing collaborative initiatives with the Digital Curation Centre and Digital Preservation Europe, as well as the library’s commitment to sustaining access to digital materials, have meant that the University of Glasgow has continued to make a significant contributions to research, teaching and application of practices in Cultural Heritage, Digital Humanities and Information Management and Analysis.

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Vacancy for Digitisation Archivist at The Baring Archive

3 February 2017

The Baring Archive, London

Full-Time

Graduate Trainee Digital Archivist (6 posts) at University of Oxford

16 January 2017

Oxford

Grade 2: £16,618 p.a.

Full-Time

Welcome to the Digital Preservation Coalition’s new website!

Added on 11 January 2017

We've re-designed the DPC’s website to make it simpler and easier to find the information you need to help you in your digital preservation activities and to connect you with DPC staff and members.

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year (Office Closing 20th Dec)

Added on 6 January 2017

The DPC would like to wish a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all its members and friends, thanking you for your support in 2016.  It's been a very busy year, with highlights including the launch of the 2nd edition of the Digital Preservation Handbook; the relaunch of our training series 'Getting Started' and 'Making Progress'; a new invitation to commercial supporters, the explicit encouragment of memberships outside of the UK, and a celebration of the 2016 Digital Preservation Awards.  

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20-minute survey on file format conformity checking for PREFORMA

Added on 15 December 2016

The PREFORMA project (PREservation FORMAts for culture information/e-archives) team need your input. Please take this 20 minute survey about your instiution's file format conformity checking.

The PREFORMA project works on one of the main challenges memory institutions are facing nowadays: the long-term preservation of digital data. This issue is also important for LIBER’s community. We’re therefore collaborating with PREFORMA to encourage memory institutions to answer a PREFORMA survey on this topic.

If your memory institution is working with or is helping to refine open source tools, please share your experiences via their survey. It should take about 20 minutes to complete, and you can skip questions that are not relevant to your situation.

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