Our Work

  • Ongoing Projects

    Research and development projects including E-ARK and veraPDF

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  • Dedicated Support for Members

    Full members of the DPC are entitled to up to 5 days per year of dedicated support

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  • Join Us

    Become a member of the DPC and gain priority access to a whole host of information to help you and your organisation in your digital preservation work. 

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  • Leadership Programme

    Discover grants and scholarships to help develop your skills and experience in digital preservation

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  • Working Groups and Task Forces

    Opportunities to work in partnership with the DPC and its members

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  • Digitally Endangered Species

    Find out which digital collections, types and file formats our digital preservation community thinks are most at risk, as well as those considered relatively
    safe thanks to digital preservation. 

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  • Advocacy

    Discover how we can advocate for digital preservation within your organisation and internationally

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  • Collaboration

    Discover ways of collaborating with the Coalition such as Projects, Partnerships and Working Groups

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High Level

  • Planning and strategizing to sustain access to cultural and creative data including that of industry for the short, medium and long term
  • Planning and strategizing to sustain access to national heritage in digital form for the short, medium and long term
  • Keeping up with changes in the shifting technological landscape and user needs through training and development
  • Liaison with creators of cultural and creative data, data users, solution providers, IT departments, marketing teams, policy makers, government and more. Creators of data include individuals, organisations, and government. Users of data include researchers and industry
  • Necessary to ensure to the future of libraries and archives as memory organisations

Practical

  • Careful and informed appraisal and selection
  • Processing cultural and creative data for long term preservation
  • Actively monitoring, planning, administering and managing digital collections to ensure their longevity beyond the limits of technology obsolescence and degradation.

Digital preservation is more than:

  • Digitization, Backing up, Storage.

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