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DPC Big Ideas: Vote to include in the next Strategic Plan

Added on 18 May 2017

At the DPC’s Planning Day at the British Library on 3rd April, we asked attendees to come up with some 'Big Ideas' for the coalition's next 5 years. Now it's time for the rest of the membership (our Dragon's Den) to vote on and finesse these ideas before we add them to our new Strategic Plan, due to be launched at the end of this year.

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DPC Announces Three New Scholarship Opportunities

Added on 11 May 2017

The DPC is pleased to announce three new scholarship opportunities for members through its Leadership Programme. Members are invited to submit applications for scholarships to help with attendance at PASIG 2017, iPRES 2017 and the new DPTP course 'Migration of File Formats'.

Full announcements for the three scholarship opportunities are included below, after the brief introductions, along with the relevant application forms. Individuals may apply for one or more applications but will only be eligible to receive one award and must complete a separate form for each. If applying for more than one scholarship please indicate your preferred award and this will be taken into consider by the judging panel. Please also note the earlier closing date for the DPTP course.

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Vacancy for Security and Information Risk Advisor with National Records of Scotland (ref IRC42012)

31 May 2017

Edinburgh

£34,919 - £42,220 ICT Pay Supplement* £4,000 per annum pro rata

Full-Time

Vacancy for Director of ICT with National Records of Scotland (ref IRC45693)

31 May 2017

Edinburgh

£67,090 - £69,380 ICT Pay Supplement* £4,000 per annum pro rata

Full-Time

Save the date: PASIG Oxford, 11 - 13 September 2017

Added on 3 May 2017

Event hosts and organisers, the Digital Preservation at Oxford and Cambridge (DPOC) team, are delighted to announce that this year’s PASIG conference will be held in Oxford, UK from 11 – 13 September 2017.

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Digitisation Support Officer post with Wellcome

26 April 2017

London

Circa £29,000

Full-Time

Web Archiving Week: 12th - 16th June 2017

Added on 20 April 2017

Web Archiving Week events will be held at Senate House & the British Library, London between 12th - 16th June 2017

The excitement of instant information from the internet for archivists and historians has been tempered by concerns about the shelf life of data — the so-called ‘black hole’ of lost material — and the rise of a new generation of ‘born digital’ government archives.

For five days (12th–16th June), academics, researchers, archivists, curators and IT developers from across the world will converge on London to address these issues during the Web Archiving Week hosted by the School of Advanced Study at the University of London, and the British Library. Web Archiving Week comprises three events: a datathon, a conference and a public event. The draft schedule is available at the following link: http://netpreserve.org/WAC2017

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Digital Archivist post for Hull City of Culture

3 May 2017

Hull

£32,959 to £38,183 pa

Full-Time


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