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DPC Announces 'Making Progress with Digital Preservation Roadshows for 2016, Registration Open

By Super User | Added on 22 September 2016

The DPC is pleased to announce the schedule for its ‘Making Progress with Digital Preservation’ roadshow series for 2016, which will visit Dublin, Edinburgh and London. Registration is now open for all events.

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Registration opens for PERICLES/DPC Conference - 'Acting on Change: New Approaches and Future Practices in LTDP'

By Super User | Added on 20 September 2016

Registration is now open for the international meeting and conference entitled ‘Acting on Change: New Approaches and Future Practices in Long-term Digital Preservation’.

The two-day conference, organised by the PERICLES Consortium in association with the DPC, will be held at the Wellcome Collection Conference Centre, London (UK) on 30 November - 1 December 2016 and will examine a range of innovative research approaches and visions for future practices in digital preservation through a series of panel discussions and workshops from PERICLES project members and invited speakers.

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DPTP Programme Course Announcement - Web Archiving 101

By Super User | Added on 20 September 2016

The University of London DART team are delighted to be opening bookings for the second course in the new DPTP programme. This is a one-day course, ‘DPTP: Web Archiving 101‘, and it will be held in Senate House, London, on 17th October 2016.

This course is one day long. It is a course aimed at anyone who has a specific interest in capturing, selecting and using web content for any kind of research and who also need to ensure that web content can persist and endure in an accessible and useable preservation environment.

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Call for Submissions for PhD Workshop hosted by PERICLES

By Super User | Added on 13 September 2016

As part of the 'Acting on Change: New Approaches and Future Practices in Digital Preservation' conference later this year, the PERICLES project will host a PhD workshop on 2 December 2016. PhD students who are pursuing research related to the challenges of digital preservation are warmly invited to participate.

This workshop will provide doctoral students a rare opportunity to learn, develop, and share their research ideas in a highly competent, critical but supportive environment. The students will receive feedback from mentors who are members of the PERICLES project, and hence senior members of the Digital Preservation research community. The authors of the accepted papers will also be given the opportunity to attend the preceding conference, enabling them to meet and network with an international group of leading members of a community which may prove to be closely relevant for the students and their continued endeavours.

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Digital Preservation Coalition announces its prospectus for 2016-2017

By Super User | Added on 12 September 2016

A new programme of events for the next year has been unveiled by the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) this week. Members around the world can expect a host of new and returning publications, webinars, specialist briefing days and other events on a range of hot topics in digital preservation, on the request of members at the ‘Connecting the Bits’ Unconference in June.

“As the DPC grows internationally, it is important that what we do remains beneficial for all our members, wherever they are in the world,” explains Executive Director of the DPC, William Kilbride. “With more international members than ever this year, we’ve made dedicated efforts to extend our programme and make sure our activities continue to be useful, relevant and accessible.”

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DPC Members cast your votes: polling opens for the 2016 Digital Preservation Awards

By Super User | Added on 9 September 2016

DPC members are invited to cast their vote and decide this year’s winners as polling for the 2016 Digital Preservation Awards opens today.

The prestigious Digital Preservation Awards is the most prominent celebration of achievement for those people and organisations who have made significant and innovative contributions to maintaining a digital legacy and this year’s set of categories have enabled more recognition than ever before:

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Finalists for the Digital Preservation Awards Safeguarding the Digital Legacy Category Announced

By Super User | Added on 2 September 2016

After a week of suspense the Digital Preservation Coalition is delighted to announce the last set of finalists for the Safeguarding the Digital Legacy Category of the 2016 Digital Preservation Awards.

DPA2016_LogoThe prestigious Digital Preservation Awards is a world-wide celebration of the achievements of those people and organisations who have made significant and innovative contributions to ensuring our generation’s digital legacy will be available tomorrow. It culminates in an eagerly anticipated awards ceremony at the Wellcome Trust in London on Wednesday 30th November 2016.

Vice chair of the judging panel with responsibility for the Digital Legacy award, Louise Lawson of Tate, said, ‘this award embodies the very essence of digital preservation. All three finalists have challenged threats to our digital estate and are saving important digital collections which might otherwise have been lost.’

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Finalists for the Digital Preservation Awards Most Outstanding Digital Preservation Initiative in Industry Category Announced

By Super User | Added on 2 September 2016

The Digital Preservation Coalition is delighted to announce the next set of finalists for the Most Outstanding Digital Preservation Initiative in Industry Category of the 2016 Digital Preservation Awards.

DPA2016_LogoThe prestigious Digital Preservation Awards is a world-wide celebration of the achievements of those people and organisations who have made significant and innovative contributions to ensuring our generation’s digital legacy will be available tomorrow. It culminates in an eagerly anticipated awards ceremony at the Wellcome Trust in London on Wednesday 30th November 2016.

Vice chair of the judging panel with responsibility for the Industry award, Tim Gollins of the National Records of Scotland said,’ I am delighted that we are able to offer an award which recognises the great efforts undertaken within businesses across the world. I hope these two excellent projects go on to highlight the importance and effectiveness of digital preservation activities to functions and services we all rely on every day.’

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Finalists for the Digital Preservation Awards Most Distinguished Student Work Category Announced

By Super User | Added on 2 September 2016

The Digital Preservation Coalition is delighted to announce the next set of finalists for the Most Distinguished Student Work Category of the 2016 Digital Preservation Awards.

DPA2016_LogoThe prestigious Digital Preservation Awards is a world-wide celebration of the achievements of those people and organisations who have made significant and innovative contributions to ensuring our generation’s digital legacy will be available tomorrow. It culminates in an eagerly anticipated awards ceremony at the Wellcome Trust in London on Wednesday 30th November 2016.

Vice chair of the judging panel with responsibility for the Student award, Daniela Duca of Jisc said, ‘the quality of work we’ve seen within this category is just outstanding. There is such talent and knowledge emerging from universities across the globe, it certainly bodes well for our digital future.’

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Finalists for the Digital Preservation Awards Teaching and Communications Category Announced

By Super User | Added on 2 September 2016

The Digital Preservation Coalition is delighted to announce the next set of finalists for the 2016 Digital Preservation Awards, from the Teaching and Communications Category.

DPA2016_LogoThe prestigious Digital Preservation Awards is a world-wide celebration of the achievements of those people and organisations who have made significant and innovative contributions to ensuring our generation’s digital legacy will be available tomorrow. It culminates in an eagerly anticipated awards ceremony at the Wellcome Trust in London on Wednesday 30th November 2016.

Sponsor of the Award for Teaching and Communications, Marcel Ras of the NCDD (Dutch Coalition for Digital Preservation) said, ‘we are so encouraged to see so many new and excellent teaching and communications resources designed to help the whole community in our shared quest to maintain continued access to digital objects. Even before we decide the winners, we are all better off with the work undertaken by these three projects.’

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