The 'Bit List' of Digitally Endangered Species

The DPC is inviting nominations for its 2019 edition of the ‘BitList,’ our Global List of Digitally Endangered Species. Nominations to the BitList are sought through the summer before being published as the Coalition’s contribution to World Digital Preservation Day on 7th November 2019.

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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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Call for nominations to the 2019 edition of the ‘BitList’ of Digitally Endangered Species 15 July 2019 The DPC is inviting the digital preservation community around the world to submit nominations for its 2019 edition of the ‘BitList.’ Read Article
Enhancing Services to Preserve New Forms of Scholarship Karen Hanson Karen Hanson Last updated on 22 July 2019 The last decade or so has seen a new kind of scholarly work - enhanced digital monographs. While still recognizable as monographs, these resources include a variety of dynamic features that cannot be replicated in print. Go to Blog
iPres 2022 | Upcoming Events 12 September 2022 The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) will be your hosts when the iPres conference comes to Glasgow in 2022! View Event

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