02 Apr 2024

Nominate Your Work for a Digital Preservation Award by Monday 22 April

Organised by the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) every two years, the prestigious Digital Preservation Awards is the most prominent celebration of achievement for those people and organisations who have made significant contributions towards a sustainable future for our digital assets. Entry to the Digital Preservation Awards 2024 is free and open to organisations, projects and individuals at all stages of their digital preservation journey, all around the world, and you do not have to be a DPC member to participate.

The Digital Preservation Awards is open for nominations until Monday 22 April and will culminate in a sparkling ceremony at the iPres 2024 Conference in Ghent on Monday 16 September.

In 2024, the Digital Preservation Awards invite nominations in the following categories:

  • Award for Collaboration and Cooperation, celebrating significant collaboration across institutional, professional, sectoral and geographical boundaries which have had a demonstrable and positive impact on digital preservation.
  • The Award for Research and Innovation, recognises excellence in practical research and innovation activities.
  • The Award for Teaching and Communications, recognises excellence in outreach, training, and advocacy.
  • The Award for the Most Distinguished Student Work in Digital Preservation, encourages and recognises student work in digital preservation.
  • The Award for Safeguarding the Digital Legacy celebrates the practical application of preservation tools to protect at-risk digital objects.
  • The Award for the Most Outstanding Digital Preservation Initiative in Commerce, Industry and the Third Sector, encourages and recognises the adoption of digital preservation tools and approaches in an organisation that is not explicitly a memory institution.

Enter before the deadline of 0800 (UTC) on Monday 22 April 2024 and read on to find out more about how to enter: https://www.dpconline.org/events/digital-preservation-awards