Group Mailing list Archive

15 Jan 2019

FW: How to Talk to IT about Digital Preservation

You may be interested in the following article by Scott Prater of the University of Wisconsin – Madison if you hadn’t come across it already.
How to Talk to IT about Digital Preservation
The freely available draft manuscript can be found here:
The final published version is here (but you may have to pay to access it):

17 Dec 2018

Extended deadline for questionnaire LCRDM Task Group Data Stewardship: 14 January 2019

*Apologies for cross-posting*
Dear colleague,
The deadline to give your input on the LCRDM questionnaire on data
stewardship / data management support has been extended till Monday 14th
of January 2019.
Your input remains very welcome - before - during - or after the Christmas
Link to the questionnaire: click here

17 Dec 2018

iPres Working Group: announcement and volunteers (please respond by 25 Jan 2019)

We are the members of the iPres Working Group convened at the iPres 2018 conference. We are writing to share an update about some iPres 2018 activities and outcomes with you, the iPres community:
* the iPres 2018 Organizing Team hosted the first iPres Community Open House with an extended discussion that included the existence and status of the iPres Charter that the Steering Group adopted when it started in 2009

10 Dec 2018

Digital Preservation Awards 2018 – Winners Announced!

In an exciting finale to the Digital Preservation Awards 2018, leading organizations and practitioners of digital preservation have gathered together for a spectacular awards ceremony at Amsterdam Museum, as part of an International Conference hosted by the Dutch Digital Heritage Network for World Digital Preservation Day on Thursday 29th November 2018.
Watch the Ceremony

10 Dec 2018

RDA EU Expert & Early Career grants for 13th Plenary, 2-4 April 2019, Philadelphia, US

RDA Europe ( continues its series of support programmes for data researchers and practitioners and has opened two Calls to facilitate participation of 7 RDA Early Career Researchers and 5 Expert RDA members to the 13th RDA Plenary meeting in in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US.

10 Dec 2018

Fwd: Research Associate (PostDoc) for the CESSDA Metadata Office at GESIS

Dear all,
I am forwarding a job post below from colleagues at GESIS in Germany.
* apologies for cross-posting *
Dear all,
The GESIS Department Data Archive for the Social Sciences, Team Archive Instruments and Metadata Standards located in Cologne, is looking for a Research Associate (PostDoc, salary group 13 TV-L, 100% working time, initially limited until 31.12.2022) starting as soon as possible.