The Digital Preservation Coalition ...to make our digital memory accessible tomorrow ... Enabling Agenda-setting
+ Glasgow University + St Andrews University
Glasgow University OCLC St Andrews University National Library of Scotland National Archives of Scotland Digital Curation Centre Scottish Arts Council RCAHMS Public Records Office of Northern Ireland British Library Archaeology Data Service Trinity College Library Dublin Open University Library Cambridge University Library Wellcome Library King’s College London Publishers Licensing Society RLUK The National Archives Tate Natural History Museum MLA ULCC BBC Parliamentary Archives RIN JISC UK Data Archive National Library of Wales RCAHMW Society of Archivists English Heritage RCUK Oxford Archaeology Bodleian Libraries
... first and foremost a coalition... Shared challenge Cross-sector Cross-discipline Policy and practice Enhancing expertise... Advocacy of a new thing... Informing policy...
Enhancing expertise... Leadership Programme Training grants Priority bookings What’s new what’s on, what’s coming who’s who? Case Notes eg Leadership Workshops and conferences Preserving CAD E-journal content DP Roadshow Technology watch reports File formats for preservation
Advocacy... Digital Preservation Award Now open for 2010 Knowledge base Mind the Gap Digitization Programme Study Lots of meetings ... Face to face ...
Informing policy • Public policy consultation • Digital Britain • Archives for the 21stCentury • Electronic Legal Deposit • Heritage Science Strategy • Preservation Exceptions • Local policy development • Task forces and think tanks • Web Archiving and Preservation Task Force
Challenges for next 5 years • Capacity: • skills where we need them • Consolidation vs fragmentation • lowering the barriers to participation • Certification and accreditation • what does success look like? • Embedding change: • from niche to business as usual • Data / software / services • coherent frameworks for action
Digital preservation is not just about ‘data’: Digital preservation is not just about ‘access’: Digital preservation is not just about ‘risk’: it’s about people and opportunity
Membership ... Associate members Full members Consultant members