Find out the Digital Preservation Awards winners on World Digital Preservation Day, 29th November 2018!

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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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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Any organization which supports the digital preservation community through the provision of products and services may apply for Supporter status, and in return will be invited to participate in and extend the activities of the Coalition.

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  • 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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DPC Announces Extension of their Leadership Programme 20 September 2018 The Digital Preservation Coalition is pleased to announce the extension of its Leadership Programme to allow members to apply for scholarships to self-identified development opportunities. Read Article
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International Conference on Teaching and Training | WDPD Event 29 November 2018 To celebrate World Digital Preservation Day, the Dutch Digital Heritage Network (DHN) and the DPC are organizing the international conference ‘Teaching and Training in Digital Preservation.’ View Event

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