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Preserving the publications of the European Union: The Publications Office joins the DPC

Added on 1 August 2018

The Publications Office of the European Union (Publications Office) becomes the newest organisation to join the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) this month.

The Publications Office of the European Union (Publications Office), based in Luxembourg, is an interinstitutional office whose task is to publish the publications of the institutions of the European Union (EU).

Its core activities include production and dissemination of legal and general publications in a variety of paper and electronic formats, managing a range of websites providing EU citizens, governments and businesses with digital access to official information and data from the EU.

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One week left to enter the Digital Preservation Awards 2018

Added on 23 July 2018

The most significant celebration of achievements in digital preservation draws ever closer with just one week left to enter the Digital Preservation Awards 2018.

Send us your nominations and be in with a chance of being named the best in your field of expertise and receive recognition for all of your hard work – the deadline for entries is 0900 (UK) on Monday 30th July.

Entry to the Digital Preservation Awards is free and open to all organisations and individuals. Apply now!

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Whitepaper for Universities on web and social media archiving

Added on 17 July 2018

Having garnered great insights from DPC Members through their participation in the recent 'Digital Preservation Futures' event in Glasgow, MirrorWeb are seeking help from DPC members for a whitepaper on web & social media archiving and digital preservation in universities.

This will aim to help university staff by examining topics on why it matters, the challenges and solutions, education. To make this as helpful as possible, MirrorWeb are inviting members to participate by providing input, insights and topics to cover, with the potential for inclusion in the whitepaper itself. 

If you are interested, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by to get in touch with MirrorWeb.

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Sponsors announced for the 2018 Digital Preservation Awards

Added on 5 July 2018

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to announce the leading organizations in digital content creation, preservation and access that have committed to supporting the Digital Preservation Awards 2018.

The awards are organized every two years by the DPC on behalf of the world-wide digital preservation community: and on behalf of that global community the DPC is delighted to acknowledge and thank those agencies who have generously contributed to the Digital Preservation Awards, enabling this exciting process to take place:

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Call for contributors to the DPC/UNESCO ‘Executive Guide on Digital Preservation’

Added on 3 July 2018

The DPC is inviting contributors representing the sectoral and geographical diversity of the Coalition's membership to help develop content for the DPC/UNESCO ‘Executive Guide on Digital Preservation.’

Born out of calls from the DPC’s membership for more resources to support internal advocacy, the ‘Executive Guide’ (previously Executive Briefing Pack) will provide easy access to the straightforward points that need to be understood before decisions on preservation policies can be made and implemented.

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