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Please provide your feedback on the Future of iPres: deadline extended until June 18th

Added on 30 May 2019

The iPres Working Group appreciates the feedback received so far on the Future of iPres – it’s invaluable!

More feedback would be beneficial and we’ve heard from some responders that more time would be helpful so as promised we are going to extend the deadline. Please take some time to share whatever feedback you have by June 18th.

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BT joins the Digital Preservation Coalition as Associate Member

Added on 30 May 2019

The DPC is delighted to announce that communications services provider BT has joined the Coalition as an Associate Member this month.

Preserving the history of BT and its predecessors, BT Heritage & Archives is the custodian of the Group’s corporate memory – both physical and digital. The Archive, which is recognised by UNESCO and Arts Council England as being of international importance, showcases Britain’s role in the development of telecommunications and the impact of the technology on society. Part of the digital collection includes digitised material available online - an extraordinary array of documents, images, plans, photographs and correspondence. There are also key digital records created by the company more recently that will enter the collection. These records chart innovations from the company’s recent past to today, such as the launch of the 5G network this year.

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Vacancy for Digital Preservation Manager at the University of Cambridge

26 June 2019

Cambridge

£36,261 - £48,677 p/a

Fixed Term

Vacancy for Project Archivist (Wildfilm History) at the University of Bristol

27 May 2019

Bristol

£29,515 per annum (with annual increment)

Fixed Term

Vacancy - Bridging the Digital Gap: technical traineeships in archives (London and Yorkshire)

5 June 2019

London and Yorkshire

London £16,973 (includes London weighting)/Yorkshire £14,500

Fixed Term

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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