The Digital Preservation Awards 2018 are open for nominations!

The search for the very best work in digital preservation across all sectors has begun again this year, with the launch of the 2018 Digital Preservation Awards! This year the exciting process will culminate in a spectacular awards ceremony in Amsterdam, as part of an International Conference hosted by the Dutch Digital Heritage Network and the Amsterdam Museum on World Digital Preservation Day (previously International Digital Preservation Day) on Thursday 29th November 2018.

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Community Engagement

We enable a growing number of agencies and individuals in all sectors and in all countries to participate in a dynamic and mutually supportive digital preservation community.

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Advocacy

We campaign for a political and institutional climate more responsive and better informed about the digital preservation challenge; raising awareness about the new opportunities that resilient digital assets create.

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Workforce Development

We provide opportunities for our members to acquire, develop and retain competent and responsive workforces that are ready to address the challenges of digital preservation.

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Capacity Building

We support and assure our members in the delivery and maintenance of high quality and sustainable digital preservation services through knowledge exchange, technology watch, research and development.

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Good Practice and Standards

We identify and develop good practice and standards that make digital preservation achievable, supporting efforts to ensure services are tightly matched to shifting requirements.

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Management and Governance

We ensure the DPC is a sustainable, competent organisation focused on member needs, providing a robust and trusted platform for collaboration within and beyond the Coalition.

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The DPC's 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, with the programme enabling much greater insight into their needs and requirements.

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We are building:
  • a dynamic and mutually supportive digital preservation community.
  • a political and institutional climate more responsive and better informed about the digital preservation challenge.
  • workforces that are ready to address the challenges of digital preservation.
  • high quality and sustainable digital preservation services.
  • good practice and standards that make digital preservation achievable.
  • a sustainable, competent organization focussed on member needs.
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Digital Preservation Handbook

The Handbook aims to identify good practice in creating, managing and preserving digital materials. By providing a strategic overview of the key issues, discussion and guidance on strategies and activities, and pointers to key projects and reports, the Handbook aims to provide guidance for institutions and individuals and a range of tools to help them identify and take appropriate actions.

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TownsWeb Archiving joins the DPC’s Supporter Program 25 May 2018 The Digital Preservation Coalition is delighted to announce that digitisation services provider TownsWeb Archiving is the latest organization to join its Supporter Program. Read Article
The EC Vision of our Access and Preservation Mission Hervé L'Hours Hervé L'Hours Last updated on 25 May 2018 As the EC releases its Recommendation on Access to and Preservation of Scientific Information, the UK Data Service considers the legal, ethical, quality and practical implications of 'new and novel' forms of big data... Go to Blog
So Long, and Thanks For All the Bits: Migrating Your Data Between Repositories | Upcoming Events 3 July 2018 | 10:00-16:30 Join us for a briefing on repository migration: from choosing an application with a robust exit strategy to extracting valuable data from legacy systems. The event will feature speakers and an afternoon workshop. View Event

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