The Digital Preservation Awards winners announced!

The very best work in digital preservation across all sectors has been decided with the announcement of the 2018 Digital Preservation Awards!

WINNERS

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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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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Vacancy for Digital Archives Assistant at the Archaeology Data Service 11 December 2018 Following an internal review of ADS business processes and subsequent restructuring a new role of Digital Archives Assistant has been created. Read Article
How does it feel? The psychology of digital preservation Charles Miller Charles Miller Last updated on 12 December 2018 In all discussions about digital preservation, there’s an impossible question to answer: how much should I keep? Go to Blog
'What I Wish I Knew Before I Started', DPC and DRI Student Conference 2019 - Dublin | Upcoming Events 8 February 2019 | 12:45-16:30 This conference will bring together a group of leading practitioners with the next generation of archivists, records managers and librarians to discuss the challenges of digital preservation. View Event

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