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Projects Conservator Vacancy with University of Edinburgh

Job Title: Projects Conservator (University Collections Facility) Type: Full time, Fixed-term 12 months Vacancy Reference: 037797  Location: The Library Annexe, South Gyle, Edinburgh Salary: £26,829 to £31,076 per annum Closing Date: 15 November 2016, 5pm (GMT) About the Role We are seeking a full time Projects Conservator to work on a major collections rationalisation project in connection with the development of the University Collections Facility at South Gyle.

Project Archivist Vacancy with University of Edinburgh

Job Title: Project Archivist (Appraisal and Collections Review) Type: Full time, Fixed-term 12 months Vacancy Reference: 037798  Location: The Library Annexe, South Gyle, Edinburgh Salary: £32,004 to £38,183 per annum Closing Date: 15 November 2016, 5pm (GMT) About the Role We are looking to appoint a fixed term project post to work on a major collections rationalisation project in connection with the development of the University Collections Facility at South Gyle.

Archives Assistant Vacancy with University of Edinburgh

Job Title: Archives Assistant (Appraisal and Collections Review) Type: Full time, Fixed-term 12 months Vacancy Reference: 037800  Location: The Library Annexe, South Gyle, Edinburgh Salary: £21,843 to £25,298 per annum Closing Date: 15 November 2016, 5pm (GMT) About the Role We are looking to appoint a fixed term project post to work on a major collections rationalisation project in connection with the development of the University Collections Facility.

General Collections Assistant (x2) Vacancies with the University of Edinburgh

Job Title: General Collections Assistant (x2) (University Collections Facility) Type: Full time, Fixed-term 12 months Vacancy Reference: 037799 Location: The Library Annexe, South Gyle, Edinburgh Salary: £16,618 to £18,412 per annum Closing Date: 15 November 2016, 5pm (GMT) About the Role We are looking to appoint two General Collections Assistants to work on a major collections rationalisation project in connection with the development of the University Collections Facility.

Academic Preservation Trust Joins the DPC

The DPC is delighted to welcome the Academic Preservation Trust (APTrust) as the newest associate member. Based at the University of Virginia, the APTrust is a 16-member consortium of American research university libraries committed to the creation and management of a sustainable environment for digital preservation. “For us, the issue is only partially technical,” explains Chip German, Program Director of APTrust.

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.

DRI and Sussex Humanities Lab collaborate on DPASSH 2017

The Sussex Humanities Lab and the Digital Repository of Ireland are pleased to announce that the second Digital Preservation for the Arts, Social Science, and Humanities conference will take place 14-15 June 2017 at the University of Sussex, Brighton. The CFP has now been released, the submission deadline is midnight Sunday 11 December 2016 (GMT) Website: www.dpassh.org Twitter: @DPASSHConf Email: dpassh2017@gmail.

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Information Studies Vacancy at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Post: Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Information Studies, School of Information Management Location: Pipitea Campus, University of Wellington, New Zealand Reference No.: 1289 Closing date: Sunday 13 November 2016, Midnight (NZ) An exciting opportunity to undertake teaching and research of high quality in Information Studies within the School of Information Management whilst establishing relationships with external practitioner communities.

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.

HSBC UK Corporate Archivist Vacancy

Post: UK Corporate Archivist Contract: Permanent, Full-time Location: London Closing date: Friday 4 November 2016, 09:00 This is an exciting opportunity to join HSBC's team of archivists spanning London, Hong Kong, Paris and New York. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the unit's activities.

Join the DPOC (Digital Preservation at Oxford and Cambridge) Team!

The Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford are looking for the third Polonsky Fellow (Technical Officer/Research Software Engineer) to join the team!  As a Technical Officer/Research Software Engineer at Oxford you will undertake research and training to build upon your expertise in the technical issues surrounding digital preservation and your awareness of the tools, systems and projects that seek to address these issues.

A New Course in the DPTP Programme – DPTP: Digital Preservation for Research Managers

The University of London Digital Preservation team are delighted to be opening bookings for the third course in the new DPTP programme. This is a one-day course, ‘DPTP: Digital Preservation for Research Managers‘, and it will be held in Senate House, London, on 16th November 2016. Digital preservation – the management and safeguarding of digital content for the long-term – is becoming increasingly important for research data managers and others working in the field of research support.

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 – 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.

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.

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.