SWORDV3 Project - Stakeholder Call

Added on 27 September 2017

The SWORD protocol was created in 2007 to allow simple machine-to-machine deposit of papers into repositories. Approximately five years later, SWORDV2 added the ability to update previously transferred objects along with more use-case specific extensions to AtomPub.

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Open invitation for contributions to International Digital Preservation Day - 30th November 2017

Added on 26 September 2017

IDPD17 LogoWith the first International Digital Preservation Day (IDPD17) on 30th November just over two months away, the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is inviting all data creators, curators and consumers from around the world to contribute and prepare to share stories of their own 'digital preservation day.' 

International Digital Preservation Day is open to anyone interested in safeguarding digital materials and is intended to celebrate the opportunities created by digital preservation, by providing a window into the daily activities which ensure digital content remains robust and sustainable. In order to create as full a picture as possible, the sharing of a wide range of experiences, activities, projects, collections and challenges is encouraged - from members and non-members alike.

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One week left to nominate at-risk Digital Material to the Bit List

Added on 22 September 2017

With 8 days (just over a week) until the deadline for entries to ‘Bit List’ of Digitally Endangered Species, the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is encouraging the digital preservation community around the world to nominate the digital content they feel is most at risk of becoming ‘extinct.’

The last date for entries is Saturday 30th September.

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New preservation tools and tricks from the Dutch Digital Heritage Network

Added on 20 September 2017

Do you work for a heritage institution and are you involved in sustainable access to digital materials? Between 2015 and 2017, the Dutch Heritage Network has delivered a series of digital preservation tools and expertise for use by digital heritage professionals like you!

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Out now: Digital Preservation Coalition unveils new Commercial Supporter program for 2017-2018

Added on 20 September 2017

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to share a full program of events for Commercial Supporters for the next 12 months . The program is filled with opportunities, activities and benefits designed to enable better and more meaningful communication between members and solution providers on ‘neutral’ ground, and in a way that all parties work more closely, effectively and harmoniously.

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Vacancy for Web Archiving Assistant at The National Archives

3 October 2017

Kew, London, UK

£21,595 a year

Two vacancies for Preservation Audio Engineer at the British Library

1 October 2017

London, UK

£26,000 a year


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