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Suffolk County Council is a digital finalist


Suffolk County Council has announced that its ‘Preserving Suffolk’s Digital Assets’ project is a finalist for the national archives Award for safeguarding the digital legacy in the prestigious digital preservation awards 2016.

The awards are a world-wide celebration of those who have made significant contributions to ensuring our generation’s digital legacy will be available tomorrow.

In a short space of time they have delivered a trusted digital repository and a new website at: www.suffolkarchives.co.uk which provides easy access to 900 years of Suffolk’s history, with links to over 326,000 electronic catalogue records, interesting information and stories, image galleries and online exhibitions.

It also hosts the latest news on the hold: A Suffolk Archives Service for the 21st century project at: www.suffolkarchives.co.uk/thehold

Councillor Richard Smith, cabinet member for finance and heritage said: “We are delighted to be named finalists in the DPC Awards against some very tough competition.”

Winners will be announced at a ceremony at the Wellcome Trust in London on Wednesday, November 30.

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