News

DCC Research Data Management Roadshow: Brighton 4-6th October

Added on 26 September 2011

Places are still available at the 5th Digital Curation Centre Roadshow.  It is being organised in conjunction with the University of Sussex Library. It will take place over 4 - 6 October 2011 at the University of Sussex Conference Centre, Brighton. http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/data-management-roadshows/dcc-roadshow-brighton

Read More

Deadline extended for grants to attend UKDA training course

Added on 21 September 2011

The deadline for applications for grants to attend the UK Data Archive's popular 'How to run a Data Centre: the Challenges of Social Science Data' has been extended to 7th October 2011. 

Read More

University of Leeds joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Added on 19 September 2011

The University of Leeds has joined the Digital Preservation Coalition.

'Over the last few years our digital collections have grown and diversified', explained Bo Middleton of the University Library. ' They represent a considerable investment and we must move to protect these assets through active preservation.'

Read More

The Digital Preservation welcomes Leeds University as its latest associate member

Added on 16 September 2011

The University of Leeds has joined the Digital Preservation Coalition.

'Over the last few years our digital collections have grown and diversified', explained Bo Middleton of the University Library. ' They represent a considerable investment and we must move to protect these assets through active preservation.'

'We have joined the DPC because we want to be active participants in discussions of key digital preservation issues. We also recognise the benefits that will accrue from access to world class research. We are delighted to become members of the key forum for the digital preservation community which is working to develop policies and encourage the adoption of best practice.'

Read More

DPC Responds to EU Science Policy Consultation

Added on 8 September 2011

The DPC has today responded to a new policy consultation from the EU regarding preservation and access to scientific information.

Read More

DPC Prospectus 2011-12 released

Added on 5 September 2011

The DPC has today released its prospectus of activities for 2011 and 2012.  The prospectus explain the work of the Coalition and the benefits of membership for the 12 months ahead.  It outlines the specialist working parties, expert events and publications that members will get priority access to over the period, including:

Read More

The Future of the Past of the Web: London 7th Octber 2011

Added on 5 August 2011

The DPC, JISC and the British Library invite you to a wokshop and conference at the British Library Conference Centre, Euston Road, London on Friday 7th October 2011.

The Web expands at an astonishing rate. Statistics suggest that more than 70 new domains are registered and more than 500,000 documents are added to the web every minute. This rapid expansion continues to challenge those charged with preserving an effective memory of the web.

Read More

Practical Tools for Digital Preservation: Registration Opens for DPC/OPF Hack-a-hon, York September

Added on 26 July 2011

Practical Tools for Digital Preservation: A hack-a-thon, York 27-29 September

The Open Planets Foundation and the Digital Preservation Coalition invite you to a hack-a-thon at the DPC office in York 27th-29th September.

This ‘hack-a-thon’ is designed to bridge the gap between collections owners and developers in the development of practical tools for preservation. It will provide a forum for practical problem solving. It will help collection owners to articulate their requirements in ways that developers can address; and will help developers respond more precisely to the needs of a community hungry for solutions.

Read More

Outline of Digital Forensics report now available online

Added on 20 July 2011

Thanks to all who commented online on the draft outline of the Technology Watch Report on Digital Forensics for Preservation to be authored by Jeremy Leighton John of the British Library and also to those who provided direct feedback at the forensics briefing day in Oxford at the end of June.

Read More

Server Maintenance to DPC Website Monday 1600, 11th July

Added on 8 July 2011

The server platform which hosts the DPC website will be undergoing maintenance from 1600 on Monday 11th July, expected to last two hours. 

Read More

Scroll to top