Finalists for the DPC Awards 2018 announced

Posted by s.aragon on 17 September 2018 - 9:49am
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The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) has announced the first set of finalists for the Digital Preservation Awards 2018, with many innovative and impressive projects, organisations and individuals being recognised for their achievements.

Finalists for the Software Sustainability Institute Award for Research and Innovation are (in no particular order):

  • ePADD, Stanford University

  • VeraPDF, VeraPDF Consortium

  • 'Digital Curation: Contributions towards Defining the Discipline,' Dr. Sarah Higgins - Aberystwyth University

  • Flashback: Preservation of legacy digital collection, The British Library

The prestigious Digital Preservation Awards are a world-wide celebration of significant and state-of-the-art contributions to securing our digital legacy. This year the exciting process will culminate in a spectacular awards ceremony in Amsterdam, as part of an International Conference hosted by the Dutch Digital Heritage Network and the Amsterdam Museum on World Digital Preservation Day on Thursday 29th November 2018.

Chair of the judges and Head of Technology for BBC Archives Steve Daly said:

‘Year on year we receive more and more nominations from around the world, and this year was no exception. The judges had an enormous challenge deciding on a set of finalists, when the quality of all applications was so outstanding.’

For further information and latest news, please visit the DPC website.