World Digital Preservation Day (formerly known as International Digital Preservation Day) is an annual event hosted by the Digital Preservation Coalition and occurs on the last Thursday of November. It is a chance to highlight the activities and practices that occur in digital preservation and share them as a community.
Virginia Tech University Libraries will host several events to celebrate World Digital Preservation Day 2019.
Virginia Tech University Libraries has several events to share during the month of November to celebrate World Digital Preservation Day.
See the DPC's Bit List of Digitally Endangered Species. "The DPC's 'Bit List' of Digitally Endangered Species is a crowd-sourcing exercise to discover which digital materials our community thinks are most at risk, as well as those which are relatively safe thanks to digital preservation." The Bit List is reviewed and new content is assessed annually.
2018 Digital Preservation Awards is a ceremony of awards in digital preservation work held on World Digital Preservation Day.
"All the Archiving Songs" is the official WDPD playlist created by the DPC
"Smells Like Digital Preservation"
A parody of Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" created by the State Library of Queensland for WDPD 2019.