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Webinar session from 'Preserve Better: Accreditation and Certification for Digital Archives and Digital Repositories,' 25th May - sign up now

By Super User | Added on 4 October 2016

Next week's webinar session will be broadcast live from our DPC Briefing Day 'Preserve Better: Accreditation and Certification for Digital Archives and Digital Repositories' in London, on 25th May.

The session will follow the introductory session with William Kilbride and will provide an overview of accreditation and certification for archives, in particular trust, certification and digital preservation.

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Registration now open for iPRES 2016

By Super User | Added on 4 October 2016

iPRES 2016, 13th International Conference on Digital Preservation, Bern - Switzerland, October 3-6, 2016

Online registration for iPRES 2016 is now open - click now to sign up and benefit from early bird rates by registering before 1st August 2016.

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Registration Open for 'Getting Started with Digital Preservation', 9th June, Loughborough

By Super User | Added on 4 October 2016

The DPC is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its ‘Getting Started with Digital Preservation’ roadshow in Loughborough on 9th June, hosted by the University of Loughborough.

About ‘Getting Started….’

This day long introduction assumes no prior knowledge except a willingness to engage with digital preservation. Through a series of presentations, case studies and exercises, participants will learn how to apply techniques of assessment, risk management and planning to help secure their digital collections.

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DPC and NCDD Webinar, 20th April: Bentley Historical Library's 'ArchivesSpace-Archivematica-DSpace Workflow Integration'

By Super User | Added on 4 October 2016

The next in the series of DPC and NCDD webinars will be held on Wednesday 20th April at 2-3pm, and will be presented by Max Eckard, Michael Shallcross and Dallas Pillen of the Bentley Historical Library, Michigan.

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Help The National Archives develop services for academics and researchers

By Super User | Added on 4 October 2016

The National Archives are running an online survey to find out more about the needs of academics and researchers, the ways in which they might work more closely with the academic and scholarly communities, and to help inform the development of services.

If you are an academic, early career researcher, postgraduate student or independent researcher, The National Archives would like to hear from you. The survey takes around 10-15 minutes to complete and will cover, amongst other things:

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Registration Open for Preserving Social Media Briefing Day, 27th October, London

By Super User | Added on 4 October 2016

Mark your calendars, registration is now open for Preserving Social Media: a Briefing Day on 27th October at the Wellcome Collection in London. Attendees should expect a diverse range of topics around the challenges of curating, archiving, and sharing social media data from a panel of speakers who demonstrate the value of this emerging social and historical record.

Spaces are limited so please register to reserve your seat.

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Places still available for DPC 'Getting Started in Digital Preservation' Event at the University of Leeds, 31 March 2015

By Super User | Added on 4 October 2016

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to invite you to join us at a workshop at the University of Leeds, 31 March 2015 which will equip collection managers, archivists, librarians and conservators with the skills necessary for ‘Getting started in Digital Preservation.’

Places are still available for this day long introduction which assumes no prior knowledge except a willingness to engage with digital preservation.  Through a series of presentations, case studies and exercises, participants will learn how to apply techniques of assessment, risk management and planning to help secure their digital collections.

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DPC Invites all its members to the annual Planning Day, 23rd June in York

By Super User | Added on 3 October 2016

The Digital Preservation Coalition cordially invites members to its annual planning day which will be held in York on the 23rd and 24th June 2014. Full members (board directors) are invited to join on the evening of the 23rd June for an informal board meeting followed by dinner while all other members – personal members, associates and allied organisations – are invited to join on the morning of the 24th June.  At least one representative is welcome from each member and more can be accommodated as required.

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PREMIS and METS Event - Slides now available

By Super User | Added on 3 October 2016

Slides from our PREMIS and METS event at the Pullman Hotel in London on Tuesday 23rd April 2013 are now available online.  Thank you to our speakers for sharing an insight into this important subject and to our attendees for some engaging discussion and debate, making the day a resounding success.

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Intellectual Property Rights and Digital Preservation: New report released to DPC members

By Super User | Added on 30 September 2016

The Digital Preservation Coalition are delighted to offer its members a preview of the latest DPC Technology Watch Report ‘Intellectual Property Rights for Digital Preservation by Andrew Charlesworth of the University of Bristol.

‘While a number of legal issues colour contemporary approaches to, and practices of, digital preservation, it is arguable that intellectual property law, represented principally by copyright and its related rights, has been by far the most dominant, and often intractable, influence,’ explained Andrew Charlesworth. 

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