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International Digital Preservation Day, 30 November 2017

(4 August 2017) The first International Digital Preservation Day will be held on 30 November 2017 and will draw together individuals and institutions from across the world to celebrate the collections preserved, the access maintained and the understanding fostered by preserving digital materials. Pervasive, changing and ubiquitous, digital technologies are a defining feature of our age. Digital […]


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Digital Preservation Coalition open for international membership

(18 July 2016) The Digital Preservation Coalition is a not-for-profit membership agency which provides training, advocacy, capacity-building and partnerships in digital preservation, helping our members ensure our digital memory is accessible tomorrow. It’s a global endeavour. So from 1st August 2016 DPC will encourage and approve well-founded applications to join the Coalition as full or […]


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DPC Offers Scholarships to Members for DPTP – The Practice of Digital Preservation

(31 July 2015) The Digital Preservation Coalition is pleased to offer two fully funded scholarships to attend the upcoming 21-23 September 2015 instance of ULCC’s intermediate level Digital Preservation Training Programme – The Practice of Digital Preservation at Senate House, University of London, London. Applications are welcomed from DPC members and associates. The scholarship covers all […]


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New project on PDF files

(22 April 2015) The Digital Preservation Coalition, DPC,  is a partner to a newly-funded project that will ultimately help develop tools to assess and validate PDF files. Led by the Open Preservation Foundation and the PDF Association, the ‘veraPDF’ project brings together an end user community and a software industry rooted in the principle of […]


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DPC offers scholarships for the Digital Preservation Training Programme, March 2015

(4 February 2015) The Digital Preservation Coalition is offering  two fully funded scholarships to attend the upcoming March 2015 instance of ULCC’s intermediate level Digital Preservation Training Programme – The Practice of Digital Preservation at Senate House, University of London, London. The Digital Preservation Training Programme (DPTP) is designed for all those working in institutional […]


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‘Technology Bytes’ and ‘Digital Preservation in Action’ – New webinars announced and first sessions now open for member registration

(18 December 2014) The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is inviting members to take part in two new webinar series in the New Year. A second series of ‘Technology Bytes’ webinars and a new series on ‘Digital Preservation in Action’ will offer a deep dive into some of the available tools, techniques and their practical application […]


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Slides available for Getting Started in Digital Preservation at The National Archives, Kew, UK

(10 December 2013)  Slides from DPC’s  ‘Getting Started in Digital Preservation’ at The National Archives, Kew are now available online.  The announcement is here.  


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DPC scholarships for First Steps Towards Digital Preservation

(23 September 2013)  The Digital Preservation Coalition is offering two fully-funded scholarships to attend the First Steps Towards Digital Preservation at GESIS, Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Cologne, 23rd – 25th October 2013. The workshop – which is taught in English – is intended as a primer in digital preservation. It introduces central concepts […]


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Archiving the Digital: challenges in preserving design records: RIBA, London 17-18th October

(12 September 2013) The Royal Institute of British Architects invites DPC members to Archiving the Digital: Challenges in Preserving Design Records a 2-Day Architectural Records Conference in London. 17 October, Royal Institute of British Architects, 66 Portland Place, W1B 1AD, 10:00 – 16:30 18 October, John McAslan + Partners Offices, 7-9 William Road, NW1 3ER, […]


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Scholarships to attend ‘How to Set Up and Run a Data Service’ in November

The Digital Preservation Coalition is offering three fully funded scholarships to attend the ‘How to Set Up and Run a Data Service: the Challenges of Social Science Data’ at the UK Data Archive, University of Essex, Colchester, 28th – 29th November 2013. ‘How to Set up and run a Data Service: the Challenges of Social […]


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‘Preserving CAD’ enables continuous access to design

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is has published the latest in its series of topical Technology Watch Reports, Preserving Computer-Aided Design (CAD). Writtenby Alex Ball, and published electronically, this report provides a comprehensive overview of the development of CAD technologies, the threat caused by its own innovative application and its vendors’ drive to add ever […]


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New web-archiving report tackles ‘moving target’ of preserving digital memory

(24 May 2013) The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) has released its latest in the series of topical Technology Watch Reports to the public today. ‘Web Archiving,’ by Maureen Pennock, presents a constructive study of the fast-paced digital age and the pressures we face in attempting to capture web based information for the future. Maureen’s report […]


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DPC offers scholarships to attend Digital Preservation Training Programme, May 2013

(26 March 2013) The Digital Preservation Coalition is offering three fully funded scholarships to attend the Digital Preservation Training Programme at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, 20th–22nd May 2013. The Digital Preservation Training Programme (DPTP) is designed for all those working in institutional information management who are grappling with fundamental issues of […]


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DPC joins new EU collaboration, 4C, to clarify the costs (and benefits) of digital curation

(25 March ‎‎2013) ‏‎ The EC has launched a new project to help organizations invest confidently in digital curation and preservation. 4C – ‘the Collaboration to Clarify the Costs of Curation’ – brings together 13 agencies in 7 different countries so that organizations can approach their investment in data curation and preservation with greater certainty […]


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New ‘Web Archiving’ Technology Watch Report released to DPC members

(7 March 2013) The Digital Preservation Coalition is offering members a preview of its latest Technology Watch Report ‘Web Archiving’. This report is aimed at anyone who wants to broaden their knowledge of web archiving before they embark on a web archiving initiative. It will appeal mainly to organizations or individuals who are relatively new […]


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