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DPTP London May 2013

We are very pleased to confirm that the next Digital Preservation Training Programme will take place 20-22 May 2013 at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London.

Please see below for practical information about the course. We look forward to meeting you!

Course logistics


Each day of the course starts at 10.00 AM and finishes around 17:00. We aim to finish earlier on the final day (around 16:00).

What to bring

You will be provided with a printed workbook where you can write notes, but we recommend that you bring a notebook along as well (scrap paper is needed for various exercises and tests).

You are free to bring your laptop / iPad / netbook if you wish. You won’t need it for the course, but some people prefer to take notes by laptop. WiFi is available in the venue, but you will have to pay for a one-day token if you want it.

Pre-course reading

The following documents are required reading and underpin many of the course modules:

The following documents will help you prepare for an exercise on Day One:

The following document is optional reading:


School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
Brunei Gallery
University of London
10 Thornhaugh St
London, WC1H 0XG
United Kingdom

Venue website


SOAS is approximately 5 minutes’ walk from Russell Square tube station.


The cost of the course is £650 excluding VAT. Please book using this page.
Please complete the booking form even if you cannot pay immediately. Cascading cancellation fees will be charged: 75% reimbursement if cancellation received 3 weeks prior to course, 50% if 2 weeks and 25% if 1 week.


Please use the online contact form if you have any questions about the Course.