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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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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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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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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Jenny Mitcham to join DPC staff in November as Head of Good Practice and Standards 21 August 2018 The Digital Preservation Coalition is delighted to announce that Jen Mitcham will join the DPC staff in November in a new role as Head of Good Practice and Standards. Read Article
“Digital Archives in Communities – Practice and Preservation” : A Summary (or at least an attempt) Sharon Webb Sharon Webb Last updated on 16 August 2018 Now that the dust has settled on the first 'Digital Archives in Communities – Practice and Preservation' workshop held in June this year, Sharon reflects on the highlights, outcomes, tensions, challenges, and next steps Go to Blog
Web Archiving & Preservation Task Force | Upcoming Events 8 November 2018 | 09:30-16:00 This gathering will provide an opportunity for delegates to discuss the web archiving and preservation topics important to their institutions, their collections, and their users. View Event

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