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Member Preview of DPC Technology Watch Report 'Preserving Email (2nd Edition)' Now Available (Log-in Req'd)

Added on 6 May 2019

Following on from the popular 2011 report and the successful Task Force on Technical Approaches for Email Archives, the DPC is pleased to announce the release of the updated Preserving Email (2nd Edition) by Christopher J Prom for member preview.

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iPRES 2019 Open Call - The Great Digital Preservation Bake-Off

Added on 3 May 2019

iPRES 2019 is seeking submissions from software developers and vendors who would like to nominate software for the workflow-specific software category of the Great Digital Preservation Bake-Off, to be held as part of the iPRES 2019 conference at the Eye Filmmuseum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on 16 - 20 September.

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Provide your feedback on the Future of iPres

Added on 2 May 2019

The iPres Working Group invites you to provide feedback on the Future of iPres, the international digital preservation conference.  

In September 2018 the iPres Steering Committee approved the convening of the iPres Working Group (IWG) and at iPres 2019, the IWG will share the outcome of its work: a proposed revision of the current iPres Steering Committee Charter and a set of recommendations about the future of iPres informed by your feedback. There are three phases to the IWG's work:

  • Gathering feedback and suggestions (this phase)
  • Using feedback to inform the IWG's work
  • Sharing outcomes at iPres 2019
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Vacancy for Digital Archivist at Historic Environment Scotland

15 May 2019

Edinburgh

£24,102 - £30,189 p/a

Fixed Term

NEW Executive Guide on Digital Preservation available to support internal advocacy campaigning

Added on 1 May 2019

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Memory of the World PERSIST Project (UNESCO/MoW/PERSIST) have released their online Executive Guide on Digital Preservation today. The new resource provides practitioners with a combination of generic and specific messages and motivators designed to communicate with senior executives, legislators and budget holders, as well as decision and policy makers with a view to embedding the value of digital preservation at the core of every organization.

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Vacancy for Data Analyst at The National Archives

13 May 2019

Kew, London

£40,000 + excellent benefits

Full-Time

Register for Archiving2019 Short Courses

Added on 25 April 2019

The Archiving Short Course Program features a series of intensive classes taught by experts from around the world. Avoid disappointment and register in advance to secure your spot! Courses range from "Introduction to Color Measurement for Archiving" to the more complex "Advanced Concepts in Color Measurement".

Learn how to use applications JHOVE and Goobi-to-Go to manage your workflow; IIIF for better access and management of data files; spectral imaging to improve digitization; and how to set up reliable quality assurance workflow for mass digitization-these techniques and more through the #Archiving2019 Short Course Program.

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Vacancy for Digital Archive Specialist at the University of Bristol

12 May 2019

Bristol

£37,345 pro rata p/a

Fixed Term

#IAW2019 International Archives Week : 3-9 June 2019

Added on 18 April 2019

Campaign theme is « Designing the Archives in the 21st Century »

Designing the Archive is about putting people at the centre of what we do. The campaign theme will focus on how in the 21st Century our profession -data and information managers, records managers and archivists- can provides opportunities for human-centred design approaches to ensure we deliver benefits to citizens, customers, stakeholders and communities. This cross cuts, not only geographical boundaries, but sectors and industries; we want to hear from archivists representing architecture to fashion, engineering to environmental management, public-sector and private-sector.

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