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Digital Preservation Awards

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The Digital Preservation Awards celebrate the excellence and innovation that will help to ensure our digital memory.  Applications are now sought for the following

  • The Award for Research and Innovation recognises excellence in practical research and innovation activities. The award includes a cash prize of £1000, a trophy and certificates.
  • The NCDD Award for Teaching and Communications, recognising excellence in outreach, training and advocacy. The award includes a cash prize of £1000, a trophy and certificates.
  • The Award for the Most Distinguished Student Work in Digital Preservation, encourages and recognises student work in digital preservation. The prize includes attendance at an international conference, a trophy and a certificate.
  • The Award for the Most Outstanding Digital Preservation Initiative in Industry, encourages and recognises the adoption of digital preservation tools and approaches in a commercial environment. The award includes a cash prize of £1000, a trophy and certificates.
  • The Award for Safeguarding the Digital Legacy, celebrates the practical application of preservation tools to protect at-risk digital objects. The award includes a cash prize of £1000, a trophy and certificates.
  • The Digital Preservation Coalition Fellowship, this new category will be awarded to an individual, recognising a sustained and impactful contribution to the digital preservation community, for which a trophy, certificate and honorary personal membership of the DPC is offered.

More information is available here.

Eligibility and FAQs.

How to apply.

Deadline: noon 26 July 2016