Digital Preservation Awards 2018

The search is on for the very best work in digital preservation across all sectors.

Nominations are welcomed for the 2018 Digital Preservation Awards.

There are five award categories:

  • Research and Innovation – recognising excellence in practical research and innovation activities (£1000 prize and a trophy)
  • Teaching and Communications - recognising excellence in outreach, training and advocacy (£1000 prize and a trophy)
  • Most Distinguished Student Work in Digital Preservation- encouraging and recognising student work in digital preservation (prize includes attendance at an international conference, a trophy and a certificate)
  • Safeguarding the Digital Legacy - celebrating the practical application of preservation tools to protect at-risk digital objects (£1000 cash prize and a trophy)
  • Most Outstanding Digital Preservation Initiative in Commerce, Industry and the Third sector - encouraging and recognising the adoption of digital preservation tools and approaches in institutions which are not explicitly memory institutions (£1000 cash prize of £1000 and trophy)

There will also be a Fellowship award.

The award ceremony will be held in Amsterdam in November.

For more information, see the Digital Preservation Coalition website.