Vacancy for Research Data Manager at Lancaster University

31 October 2017

Lancaster, UK.

£33,518 to £38,832


Vacancy for Digital Content Manager at Wellcome Collection

16 October 2017

Digital Content Manager

£50,000 plus benefits

Vacancy for a Project Support Officer at BL Labs, British Library

16 October 2017

St. Pancras, London

£26,000 per annum pro rata


REMINDER: Entries to the 'Bit List' of Digitally Endangered Species close tomorrow

Added on 29 September 2017

There are just 24 hours left until the deadline for entries to ‘Bit List’ of Digitally Endangered Species. Once the nominations have been collected and collated, an international panel of digital preservation experts will evaluate the entries, before arriving at their final list which will be published in conjunction with International Digital Preservation Day (IDPD17) on 30th November. 

The last date for entries is Saturday 30th September.

Examples might include content which has no obvious long-term home (such as the digital archives of community groups), different digital formats (for example: websites running Flash as the plugin becomes obsolete), or content where the value is recognized but the efforts to preserve have been incomplete (such as scientific e-journals).  Nominations might combine all of these themes, such as personal social media content as there is still so little in place to capture the volume, complexity and context of this information.

The publication of the Bit List is the Digital Preservation Coalition's (DPC) contribution to the first IDPD17, taking place in just over two months. Data creators, curators and consumers from around the world are invited to contribute and prepare to share stories of their own 'digital preservation day' in celebration of the opportunities created by digital materials.

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DPC Announces Scholarships for DPTP Online Course

Added on 28 September 2017

The Digital Preservation Coalition is pleased to offer two scholarships to its members to enable them to undertake the new DPTP Online course, which provides a comprehensive introduction to digital preservation.

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Vacancy for Research Services Assistant at Lancaster University

20 October 2017

Lancaster, UK

£21,585 to £24,983 pro rata


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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