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 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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Vacancy - Bridging the Digital Gap: technical traineeships in archives (London and Yorkshire) 9 May 2019 As Digital Archivist you will support the archival management deposited digital collections, including the accession, transfer, cataloguing and preservation of digital resources, both current and historical. Read Article
Stand By Me Sharon McMeekin Sharon McMeekin Last updated on 17 May 2019 For UK Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, Sharon McMeekin takes a more personal look at why the DPC Inclusion and Diversity Policy is important to her. Go to Blog
Member's Lounge | Upcoming Events 30 May 2019 | 09:00 BST DPC Members are invited to drop-in for one hour of open discussion on a range of digital preservation themes. View Event

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