preservation

event: Preservation Of Complex Objects Symposia (POCOS)

26/01/2012
26/01/2012

Preservation Of Complex Objects Symposia (POCOS)

We are pleased to announce the 3rd POCOS Symposium on Preservation of Games and Virtual Worlds:

• 26-27 January 2012
• The Novotel Hotel, Cardiff, UK
• Organised by the Future-Proof Computing Group, University of Portsmouth, UK.
• Symposium Fee: Free + £10 donation for refreshments (payable at the event)

Online registration: http://www.pocos.org/index.php/registration [read more...]

Location

The Novotel Hotel Cardiff
United Kingdom

event: The Digital Preservation Training Programme

14/11/2011
16/11/2011

The DPTP is a modular training programme, built around themed sessions that have been developed to assist you in designing and implementing an approach to preservation that will work for your institution. Through a wide range of modules, the DPTP examines the need for policies, planning, strategies, standards and procedures in digital preservation, and teaches some of the most up-to-date methods, tools and concepts in the area. It covers these topics via a mixture of lectures, discussions, practical tasks and exercises, and a class project. [read more...]

Location

School of Oriental and Africa Studies (SOAS)
Thornhaugh Street Brunei Gallery, University of London
London WC1H 0XG
United Kingdom

event: Getting started in digital preservation

04/02/2011 10:30
04/02/2011 16:00

Following on from the very successful 'Decoding the Digital' conference, the British Library Preservation Advisory Centre and the Digital Preservation Coalition are delighted to invite you to the first of four events designed to raise awareness of digital preservation issues, increase involvement with digital preservation activities and sign-post the support and resources available to help you on your way. [read more...]

Location

British Library Centre for Conservation
96 Euston Road
London NW1 2DB
United Kingdom

job: Humanities Administrator

Job Title: Humanities Administrator
Agency: National Endowment For The Humanities

SALARY RANGE:
$62,467.00 - $115,731.00 /year
OPEN PERIOD:
Tuesday, December 14, 2010 to Tuesday, December 28, 2010
SERIES & GRADE:
GS-1701-11/13
POSITION INFORMATION:
Full Time Excepted Service Term NTE 13 Months
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
13
DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy - Washington DC Metro Area, DC
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:
This position is in the excepted service position. Veterans preference does not apply.

JOB SUMMARY: [read more...]

event: Handling for digitisation

18/02/2011 10:00
18/02/2011 16:30

Many organisations are digitising their collections in order to provide wider access and to ensure the long-term preservation of books and documents. This day has been designed to give an overview of how to set up a digitisation project and how to handle physical library and archive items which are being digitised. The training day is led by David Jacobs, Conservation Team Leader at the British Library, and Jonathan Jackson, Senior Imaging Technician at the British Library.

By the end of the day participants will be able to: [read more...]

Location

University of York, Library Offices
Harewood Way
York YO10 5DD
United Kingdom

event: Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation

23/05/2011
25/05/2011

Conference Website: http://www.Educopia.org/events/ANADP

This conference will enable preservation programs from different countries and regions to share information with each other for the purpose of building strategic
international collaborations to support the preservation of our collective digital memory.

The outcomes for the event will be a strategic alignment of national approaches to enable new forms of international collaboration and an edited volume that documents an action plan for building collaboration among interested digital preservation initiatives. [read more...]

Location

Tallinn
Estonia
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