DPN Meetings

February 2017 Membership Call Audio

If you were not able to participate in our February member call, you may find an audio file of the call at this link. The slides for our discussion can be found here. Some of the topics discussed were:

  • Reminders for 2017
  • The status of DPN deposits
  • Committees
  • Data rescue efforts
  • Face-to-face member meeting
DPN Meetings

January 2017 Membership Call Audio

If you were not able to participate in our January member call, you may find an audio file of the call at this link. The slides for the call can be found here. Some of the topics discussed during the call were:

  • DPN LLC
  • Grace period for 2016 deposits
  • 2017 deposits
  • Cost of extra TB in 2017
  • DPN Member Services
  • IT Organizations and digital preservation
  • Global Summit Workshop
Updates

Webinars on Three Important Open-source Tools

Happy New Year! We wanted to begin this New Year by letting you know about three upcoming webinars that will take a look at some very helpful open-source tools. The seminars will be hosted by AVPreserve – an organization that DPN is partnering with to develop a curriculum to help practitioners understand how best to establish digital preservation workflows. We highly recommend you check out the information below and participate if at all possible.

January 19, 2017  /  2:00 – 2:45 PM ET
Webinar: Exactly: a tool that enables simple, safe and verifiable delivery of digital materials from a sender to a recipient.
Registration Link  /  Info on Exactly  /  Instructor Bertram Lyons

January 27, 2017  /  2:00 – 2:45 PM ET
Webinar: AVCC: a web-based collection management application that enables the efficient production of information critical to prioritizing and planning preservation work with audiovisual materials.
Registration Link  /  Info on AVCC  /  Instructor Rebecca Chandler

February 8, 2017  /  2:00 – 2:45 PM ET
Webinar: Fixity: a tool that allows simple and automated monitoring and reporting of file integrity and attendance to let you know if files in your collection are valid, corrupt, new, missing, moved or renamed.
Registration Link  /  Info on Fixity  /  Instructor Amy Rudersdorf

DPN Meetings

December 2016 Membership Call Audio

If you were not able to participate in our December member call, you may find an audio file of the call at this link. The slides for the call can be found here. Some of the topics discussed during the call were:

  • A good pace for deposits being made
  • Grace period for 2016 deposits
  • Cost of extra TB in 2017
  • Services for members
Updates

Important Update Regarding Deposits, Pricing, & Services

DPN's Chief Operating Officer and Services Manager, Mary Molinaro, sent an important year-end letter to all members updating them on several key changes. DPN and the community of members are making great strides as they work together to preserve valuable resources that are vital for future generations. You may read the letter here.