Digital Preservation Awards: Don’t miss out, submit your nominations by 26th July 2016

With just a couple of months left to submit your nominations, do not miss your opportunity for recognition at the most prominent celebration of achievement for those people and organisations who have made significant and innovative contributions to maintaining a digital legacy.

Send us your nominations by 12noon on Tuesday 26th July and be in with a chance of being named the best in your field of expertise.

Entry to the Digital Preservation Awards is free and open to all organisations and individuals, so apply now!

L-R:  Former Executive Director, Ed Fay presents the OPF Award for Research and Innovation in 2014 to Dragan Espenschied and Klaus Rechert for the BwFLA Project; Digital Preservation Award winners are presented with a prestigious trophy and cash prize; The winners of the 2014 Digital Preservation Awards

 

This year, alongside our five established categories, we will be awarding the Digital Preservation Coalition Fellowship:

  • The Award for Research and Innovationrecognises excellence in practical research and innovation activities. The award includes a cash prize of £1000, a trophy and certificates.
  • The 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 award will be presented to an individual, recognising a sustained and impactful contribution to the digital preservation community.  The award includes a trophy, certificate and honorary personal membership of the DPC.

Please check the criteria for each of the categories and the rules of entry carefully before submitting your nomination to one of these categories.

The Digital Preservation Awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday 30th November 2016 and will be a great coup for the winners who use their success to go onwards and upwards in the world of digital preservation, easily able to make the case for their work with an award to their name.

The Digital Preservation Awards is supported by some of the leading organisations in digital preservation:

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Make sure you enter before the deadline of 1200 noon Tuesday 26th July 2016. Use the links below to find out more about how to enter.

Make sure you enter before the deadline of 1200 noon Tuesday 26th July 2016. Use the links below to find out more about how to enter.

Useful links:

Overview

How to Apply

Eligibility and Frequently Asked Questions

Schedule

Judges

Winners 2014

Roll of Honour

Credits and Sponsorship

By Becky, posted in Becky's Blog

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