Judges announced for the 2018 Digital Preservation Awards

Added on 27 June 2018

The judges for the 2018 Digital Preservation Awards are announced today as nominations for all 5 categories continue to be submitted for the most prestigious celebration of individuals and organizations who have made a significant contribution to securing our digital legacy.

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iPres 2022 comes to Glasgow!

Added on 27 June 2018

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) will host the International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPres) in Glasgow in 2022.

The iPres conference is a global forum for research and development in digital preservation.  Held every year since 2004 it has been held on four continents, embracing a variety of topics in digital preservation from strategy to implementation, and from international and local initiatives.  It welcomes small organizations and large; established leaders and new entrants. Year on year the debate and research profiled at iPres have moved digital preservation from a niche specialism of experts to a global challenge with the community to match.

The DPC is long-standing part of the digital preservation community around the world, helping to address the challenge of reliable access to digital resources from its base in Glasgow, and the Coalition’s network will be used to good effect. Representing and working on behalf of the diverse and dynamic digital preservation community around the world, the DPC will draw from the expertise of its membership, as well as lessons learned in community engagement, administration and the dissemination of research, to deliver a world-class program on the state of the art in digital preservation for all parts of the community from creators, curators, funders, researchers, solution providers and users.

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TownsWeb Archiving offers cultural heritage Digitisation Grant fund

Added on 26 June 2018

After providing over £12,000 of support for UK cultural heritage institutions and business archives to digitise their holdings in its first two years, the TownsWeb Archiving Digitisation Grant has returned once more in 2018.

The Grant has funding awards of up to £5000 available to help archives, museums, libraries and galleries digitise and open up access to their collections.

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Vacancy for Digital Asset Manager at LSE Library

8 July 2018


£34,736 - £42,019 p/a

Digital Preservation Awards 2018: Don’t miss out, submit nominations by 30th July

Added on 20 June 2018

With just over a month left to submit your nominations, do not miss your opportunity for recognition at the most prominent celebration of achievement for those people and organisations who have made significant and innovative contributions to securing our digital legacy.

Send your Digital Preservation Awards nominations by 09:00 am (BST) on Monday 30th July to be in with a chance of being named the best in your field of expertise.

Entry to the Digital Preservation Awards is free and open to all, apply now!

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Vacancy for Senior Software Developer at the UK Data Archive

1 July 2018

Colchester, UK

£32,548 - £38,832 p/a

Fixed Term

Vacancy for Research Data Librarian at LSE Library

25 June 2018

London, UK

£34,736 to £42,019


DPC Publishes 'Inclusion and Diversity Policy'

Added on 11 June 2018

The DPC Community is guided by the values set out in the organisation's Strategic Plan and aims to be respectful, welcoming, inclusive and transparent. It encourages diversity in all its forms and is committed to being accessible to everyone who wishes to engage with the topic of digital preservation. With this in mind the DPC has now published its Inclusion and Diversity Policy, setting out clear commitments to supporting the healthy growth of the digital preservation community as a place where all are welcome and invited to contribute.

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