Digital Preservation Award

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The Digital Preservation Award is an international award sponsored by the Digital Preservation Coalition. The award 'recognises the many new initiatives being undertaken in the challenging field of digital preservation'.[1] It was inaugurated in 2004. It was initially presented as part of the Institute of ConservationConservation Awards. Since 2012 the prize is presented independently. The prize includes a trophy and a cheque. Awards ceremonies have taken place at the British Library, the British Museum and the Wellcome Trust.

Winners and shortlisted entries[edit]

2004[edit]

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2005[edit]

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2007[edit]

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2010[edit]

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  • Web Continuity: ensuring access to online government information, from The National Archives UK
  • PLATO 3: Preservation Planning made simple from Vienna University of Technology and the PLANETS Project
  • The Blue Ribbon Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access
  • Preserving Virtual Worlds, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Maryland, Stanford University and Linden Lab in the United States

2012[edit]

Winner - outstanding contribution to teaching and communication in digital preservation in the last 2 years[edit]

  • The Digital Preservation Training Programme, University of London Computing Centre

Shortlisted - outstanding contribution to teaching and communication in digital preservation in the last 2 years[edit]

  • The Signal, Library of Congress
  • Keeping Research Data Safe Project, Charles Beagrie Ltd and partners
  • Digital Archaeology Exhibition, Story Worldwide Ltd

Winner - outstanding contribution to research and innovation in digital preservation in the last two years[edit]

  • The PLANETS Project [1] Preservation and Long-term Access through Networked Services, The Open Planets Foundation and partners

Shortlisted - outstanding contribution to research and innovation in digital preservation in the last two years[edit]

  • Data Management Planning Toolkit, The Digital Curation Centre and partners
  • TOTEM Trustworthy Online Technical Environment Metadata Registry, University of Portsmouth and partners
  • The KEEP Emulation Framework, Koninklijke Bibliotheek (National Library of the Netherlands) and partners

Winner - most outstanding contribution to digital preservation in the last decade[edit]

Shortlisted - most outstanding contribution to digital preservation in the last decade[edit]

2014[edit]

Winner - OPF Award for Research and Innovation[edit]

Shortlisted - OPF Award for Research and Innovation[edit]

Winner - NCDD Award for Teaching and Communications[edit]

  • Practical Digital Preservation: a how to guide for organizations of any size [2] by Adrian Brown

Shortlisted - NCDD Award for Teaching and Communications[edit]

Winner - Award for the Most Distinguished Student Work in Digital Preservation[edit]

Shortlisted - Award for the Most Distinguished Student Work in Digital Preservation[edit]

Winner - Award for Safeguarding the Digital Legacy[edit]

Shortlisted - Award for Safeguarding the Digital Legacy[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Planets: Home". web site. Retrieved 4 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Practical Digital Preservation". web site. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 

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