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Reminder: Call for Contributions closes 18 March for the International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES 2019) in Amsterdam

Added on 11 March 2019

There is one week to go before the Call for Contributions for iPRES 2019 closes!

Before midnight Pacific Standard Time (PST) Monday 18 March 2019: submisisons are welcomed for full papers (no abstracts) as well as proposals for workshops, tutorials, posters, panel discussions and for hackathon.

Your Contribution

Contributions will address the overall conference theme – Eye on the Horizon – and have to cover exploration and activities related to a number of themes and topics. Original contributions that show the progress in digital preservation, describing practice and theory are sought. And contributions describing the edges of digital preservation and collaborations with producers and people outside of the cultural heritage sector are especially encouraged.

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For more information about submissions, visit https://ipres2019.org/call-for-contributions

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions in regard to submissions.

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Vacancy for Data Curator (Research Domain Stewardship Specialist) at the University of Melbourne

24 March 2019

Parkville, Melbourne, Australia

$88,171 - $95,444 (HEW 7)

Full-Time

The International Atomic Energy Agency joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 8 March 2019

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) welcomes the Archives and Records Management Section of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as they become the Coalition’s newest Associate Member.

The International Atomic Energy Agency is the world's central intergovernmental forum for scientific and technical co-operation in the nuclear field. It works for the safe, secure and peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology, contributing to international peace and security and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

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New "What To Keep" research data report published by Jisc

Added on 7 March 2019

“What To Keep?” a new Jisc research data report by Neil Beagrie of Charles Beagrie Ltd has just been published by Jisc.

What to keep in terms of research data has been a recognised issue for some time but research data management and in particular appraisal and selection (i.e. “what to keep and why”) has become a more significant focus in recent years as volumes and diversity of data have grown, and as the available infrastructure for ‘keeping’ has become more diverse.

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Two Research Data Management positions – University College London

12 March 2019

London

£35,328 - £42,701 p/a inc London allowance

Early Bird Registration Opens for iPRES 2019

Added on 4 March 2019

The Early Bird Registration for iPRES 2019 is now open. This year the 16th International Conference on Digital Preservation will visit Amsterdam in The Netherlands (September 16 - 20), with the Dutch Digital Heritage Network as your host. Register now to secure your place and to benefit from the early bird fee!

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