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.
Join us
Digital Preservation Handbook

The Handbook identifies 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 provides guidance for institutions and individuals and a range of tools to help them identify and take appropriate actions.

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Vanishing Point: The Curation and Preservation of Virtual Reality – FREE REGISTRATION FOR DPC MEMBERS 21 January 2019 DPC Members may now register for ‘Vanishing Point: The Curation and Preservation of Virtual Reality’ free of charge. Read Article
The Great iPRES 2019 Digital Preservation Bake-Off is looking for YOUR favorite ingredients and recipes! Michelle Lindlar Michelle Lindlar Last updated on 22 January 2019 Ever wonder how workflows are implemented in other repositories? iPRES2019 has the right session for you and needs your input! Go to Blog
Invitational: Making Research Reproducible: Software Preservation, What’s Been Done, What’s Possible, What’s Needed | Members-Only 12 February 2019 | 10:30 - 15:00 This invitational event will bring together the funded partners within the Jisc RDSS programme with invited guests to discuss the potential requirement for software preservation. View Event

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