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.
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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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New Series: DPA2018 Winners Webinars - Schedule Announced 18 January 2019 Each episode explores the winning entry for each category of the Digital Preservation Awards, providing an overview of each initiative and investigating how their work might be used within the community. Read Article
Cinderella's Stick - A Fairy Tale for Digital Preservation Yannis Tzitzikas and Yannis Marketakis Yannis Tzitzikas and Yannis Marketakis Last updated on 10 January 2019 It might not be the Cinderella you know, but it has all the component parts. A rise from rags to riches, a lost item and a frantic search for its owner PLUS the trials and tribulations of accessing content on a USB stick Go to Blog
Invitational: Making Research Reproducible: Software Preservation, What’s Been Done, What’s Possible, What’s Needed | Members-Only 12 February 2019 | 10:30 - 15:00 This invitational event will bring together the funded partners within the Jisc RDSS programme with invited guests to discuss the potential requirement for software preservation. View Event

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