Community Engagement

We enable a growing number of agencies and individuals in all sectors and in all countries to participate in a dynamic and mutually supportive digital preservation community.

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Advocacy

We campaign for a political and institutional climate more responsive and better informed about the digital preservation challenge; raising awareness about the new opportunities that resilient digital assets create.

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Workforce Development

We provide opportunities for our members to acquire, develop and retain competent and responsive workforces that are ready to address the challenges of digital preservation.

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Capacity Building

We support and assure our members in the delivery and maintenance of high quality and sustainable digital preservation services through knowledge exchange, technology watch, research and development.

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Good Practice and Standards

We identify and develop good practice and standards that make digital preservation achievable, supporting efforts to ensure services are tightly matched to shifting requirements.

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Management and Governance

We ensure the DPC is a sustainable, competent organisation focused on member needs, providing a robust and trusted platform for collaboration within and beyond the Coalition.

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We are building:
  • a dynamic and mutually supportive digital preservation community.
  • a political and institutional climate more responsive and better informed about the digital preservation challenge.
  • workforces that are ready to address the challenges of digital preservation.
  • high quality and sustainable digital preservation services.
  • good practice and standards that make digital preservation achievable.
  • a sustainable, competent organization focussed on member needs.
Join us
Digital Preservation Handbook

The Handbook identifies good practice in creating, managing and preserving digital materials. By providing a strategic overview of the key issues, discussion and guidance on strategies and activities, and pointers to key projects and reports, the Handbook provides guidance for institutions and individuals and a range of tools to help them identify and take appropriate actions.

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Vacancy for Oral Historian, Atlantic Philanthropies Archives project 19 March 2019 DEADLINE EXTENDED: This project is a partnership between DRI, Atlantic Philanthropies and Cornell University Library to explore the impact and legacy of time-limited grant making. Read Article
The Application of Preservation Planning Templates to a Personal Digital Collection – Reflections on the Process Paul Wilson Paul Wilson Last updated on 8 March 2019 Paul Wilson's collection provides a unique snapshot of the development of computer use in industry, and of the impact of the internet; and therefore seems worth trying to preserve... Go to Blog
Preservation Action Registry | Co-Sponsored Event (All Welcome, Registration Essential) 8 July 2019 | 10:00 - 16:00 Save the date: More details and registration coming soon. View Event

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