PV 2020 Conference: CERN, 12 - 14 May 2020

Added on 23 October 2019

The PV 2020 Conference welcomes you to its 10th edition, to be held 12th – 14th  May 2020 at CERN, the European Centre for Nuclear Research.

CERN is operating the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and is working on a strategy (as part of the general European Strategy for Particle Physics) that foresees a timeline out until the end of the current century. Some 300PB of data are currently stored in the on-site archive - including data from previous generations of experiments, such as the Large Electron Positron collider (LEP) that took data from 1989 to 2000 - with additional copies at collaborating High Energy Physics institutes around the world.

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Applications Open for AV Winter School 2020 Grants for DPC Members

Added on 22 October 2019

The DPC is pleased to announce it is offering two grants to help its members attend The Netherlands’ Institute for Sound and Vision’s Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving, Hilversum, 14-17 January 2020.

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Vacancy for Digital Archivist at the University of Edinburgh

14 November 2019


£33,797 - £40,322 p/a

Vacancy for Preservation Audio Engineer at the British Library

28 October 2019


£26,000 p/a (pro rata)

Fixed Term

Graduate Intern Program at The Getty

1 November 2019

Los Angeles / Malibu

$30,000 p/a

Fixed Term

Vacancy for Digital Archivist at ICAEW

31 October 2019


c. £31,000 p/a


Vacancy for Associate Director - Technical Services at UK Data Archive

21 October 2019

Colchester, Essex

£52,560 - £59,136 p/a

Fixed Term

Truth and Lies: Information in the Archives

Added on 7 October 2019

Tickets are available for this one day symposium organised by The National Archives, the Institute of Historical Research and Digital Humanities at the School of Advanced Study.

Tuesday 22nd October 2019 | 09:30 – 17:00 BST

Whether we like it or not, the term ‘Fake News’ has entered our common lexicon. But what might its significance be 100 years from now, how ‘new’ is this phenomenon, and how can it best be articulated, preserved, curated and studied?

This interdisciplinary symposium brings together experts from several fields to interrogate how disinformation is created and spread, what its effects are, how the archive should deal with and capture it, and how scholars might interpret the evidence it yields. The outcome of the symposium will be an open ‘manifesto’ on how to deal with disinformation in our time.

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DPC donates iPRES best poster prize to ICA Fund for the International Development of Archives (FIDA)

Added on 7 October 2019

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) has donated its prize of €500, received for the Best Poster at the 2019 International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES2019) which took place in Amsterdam between 16-19th September, to the International Council on Archives’ (ICA) Fund for the International Development of Archives (FIDA).

The DPC received the Jury's award for Best Poster for their representation of the Executive Guide on Digital Preservation, a resource which provides practitioners with a combination of generic and specific messages and motivators designed to communicate with senior executives with a view to embedding the value of digital preservation at the core of every organization.

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Australia’s Academic and Research Network becomes the Digital Preservation Coalition’s newest member

Added on 4 October 2019

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) welcomes the Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) this week, as they become the Coalition’s 95th member.

AARNet is the architect, builder and operator of network infrastructure and an expanding portfolio of products and services, designed to meet the needs of over two million users in the research and education sector in Australia.

“We are keen to improve digital preservation literacy within our company, across member institutions, and more broadly within Australia’s research, education and cultural heritage domains,” explains Adam Bell, Cultural Outreach Manager for AARNet.

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