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DPC Invites Members to its 14th Annual General Meeting

DPC is delighted to invite members to the 14th Annual General Meeting of the DPC which will be held at 16:15 on Tuesday 29th November 2015 in the Livery Room of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists' Hall, 39a Bartholomew Close, London, EC1A 7JN. The meeting is expected to end at approximately 17:00. Tea and coffee will be available from 16:00. The AGM will be chaired by Laura Mitchell, Chair of the Digital Preservation Coalition.

Remember to Register: E-ARK Conference, 6th-8th December, Budapest

The E-ARK Project is pleased to invite you to attend their final conference and workshops to be held at the National Archives of Hungary from 6th-8th December 2016. Registration to the conference and accompanying workshops is free but places are strictly limited and selling out fast! About the Conference The E-ARK Conference aims to bring together inspiring keynote speakers with presentations on the innovative standards and tools developed by the project.

Registration Open for Getting Started with Digital Preservation Workshop in Aberystwyth, 14th December 2016

The DPC is pleased to announce that registration is open for the final ‘Getting Started with Digital Preservation’ workshop for 2016, hosted by the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth on 14th December 2016. About ‘Getting Started….’ This day long introduction assumes no prior knowledge except a willingness to engage with digital preservation.

iPRES 2016 Blog | Session – Ingest Tools and Methods

Hannah Smith is the digital archive officer at Historic Environment Scotland. She joined the digital archive in 2015, although has worked for HES (previously RCAHMS) since 2011. Currently work is focused on implementing our new Trusted Digital Repository software. Hannah attended iPRES 2016 with support from the DPC's Leadership Programme. There will be a series of blog posts from iPRES 2016 by the scholarship recipients, make sure to check the DPC website over the next two weeks for more.

iPRES 2016 Blog | Session – Scale and Interoperability

I’m Chris Grygiel, Digital Archivist at Leeds University Special Collections, I’m currently developing workflows for processing our digital collections. Chris attended iPRES 2016 with support from the DPC's Leadership Programme. This is the first in a series of blog posts from iPRES 2016 by the scholarship recipients, make sure to check the DPC website over the next two weeks for more.

iPRES 2016 Blog | Panel Session – Challenges and Benefits of a Collaboration of the Collaborators

Paul Young has been Digital Archivist at the National Archives for just over a year, dealing with the ingest of Born-Digital records and undertaking file format research for PRONOM. Paul attended iPRES 2016 with support from the DPC's Leadership Programme. There will be a series of blog posts from iPRES 2016 by the scholarship recipients, make sure to check the DPC website over the next two weeks for more.

iPRES 2016 Blog | Keynote: Sabine Himmelsbach, House of Electronic Arts

Hannah Smith is the digital archive officer at Historic Environment Scotland. She joined the digital archive in 2015, although has worked for HES (previously RCAHMS) since 2011. Currently work is focused on implementing our new Trusted Digital Repository software. Hannah attended iPRES 2016 with support from the DPC's Leadership Programme. There will be a series of blog posts from iPRES 2016 by the scholarship recipients, make sure to check the DPC website over the next two weeks for more.

iPRES 2016 Blog | Session – Digital Art Preservation

Simon Whibley is digital preservation officer at the British Library. He joined the digital preservation team in 2015, although he has worked at the Library since 2000. His work within the team is currently focused on internal communications, including the delivery of a digital preservation training programme and the Flashback project looking to preserve legacy digital library content stored on physical media. Simon attended iPRES 2016 with support from the DPC's Leadership Programme.

iPRES 2016 Blog | Keynote: Dr David Bosshart

Simon Whibley is digital preservation officer at the British Library. He joined the digital preservation team in 2015, although he has worked at the Library since 2000. His work within the team is currently focused on internal communications, including the delivery of a digital preservation training programme and the Flashback project looking to preserve legacy digital library content stored on physical media. Simon attended iPRES 2016 with support from the DPC's Leadership Programme.

iPRES 2016 Blog | Panel Session – Software Sustainability and Preservation

Paul Young has been Digital Archivist at the National Archives for just over a year, dealing with the ingest of Born-Digital records and undertaking file format research for PRONOM. Paul attended iPRES 2016 with support from the DPC's Leadership Programme. There will be a series of blog posts from iPRES 2016 by the scholarship recipients, make sure to check the DPC website over the next two weeks for more.

iPRES 2016 Blog: Panel Session – OAIS for All of Us

I’m Chris Grygiel, Digital Archivist at Leeds University Special Collections, I’m currently developing workflows for processing our digital collections. Chris attended iPRES 2016 with support from the DPC's Leadership Programme. This is the first in a series of blog posts from iPRES 2016 by the scholarship recipients, make sure to check the DPC website over the next two weeks for more.

DPC Announces ‘Making Progress with Digital Preservation Roadshows for 2016, Registration Open

The DPC is pleased to announce the schedule for its ‘Making Progress with Digital Preservation’ roadshow series for 2016, which will visit Dublin, Edinburgh and London. Registration is now open for all events. About ‘Making Progress….’ The day long ‘Making Progress...’ roadshow moves beyond initial steps outlined in the DPC’s ‘Getting Started…’ series to help participants establish sustainable digital preservation programmes and make informed preservation decisions.

DPC Offers Scholarships to Members for DPTP Training Courses

The Digital Preservation Coalition is pleased to offer four scholarships to its members to attend upcoming DPTP training courses from the DART team at ULCC. Two scholarships are offered to attend the DPTP: Digitisation course on 27th September 2016 and two to attend the DPTP: Web Archiving 101 course on 17th October 2016, both to be held at Senate House, University of London, London.

A New Course in the DPTP Programme – DPTP: Digitisation – from project management to access

The University of London DART team are delighted to be opening bookings for the first course in the new DPTP programme. This is a one-day course, ‘DPTP: Digitisation – from project management to access‘, and it will be held in Senate House, London, on 27th September 2016. The course will cover the basics of digitisation, from the initial planning through project management to protecting and preserving the resulting digital assets for the long term.

DPC Offers Scholarships to Members for iPRES 2016

The Digital Preservation Coalition is pleased to offer three scholarships to its members to attend the 2016 iPRES conference to be held in Bern, Switzerland, 3rd-6th October 2016. These scholarships are aimed at early-career professionals who have passed beyond the need for introductory training but do not have ready access to further development opportunities. The scholarships include conference fees and a contribution towards travel and subsistence.

Vacancy for Lecturer in Digital Humanities/Information Studies at University of Glasgow

Job title - Lecturer Location - HATII, University of Glasgow Salary - £33,574 to £37,768 per annum Hours of work - Full-time, Permanent Closing Date - 8 May 2016 Reference Number - 012668 Job Purpose To undertake high-quality research and research supervision, to make an active and high level contribution in the School of Humanities in the College of Arts to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level in the Humanities and Arts Technology and Information Institute...

DPC Offers Scholarships to Members for DPTP – The Practice of Digital Preservation, 14-16 March 2016, London

The Digital Preservation Coalition is pleased to offer two scholarships to attend the upcoming March 2016 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 information management who are grappling with fundamental issues of digital preservation.