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News from 2016

The DCMI Governing Board is pleased to announce that University of Edinburgh has joined DCMI as an Institutional Member. The University of Edinburgh is a world-leading centre of academic excellence with the mission to create, disseminate and curate knowledge.

DCMI is pleased to announce that Göttingen State and University Library (SUB Göttingen) has joined DCMI as an Institutional Member. SUB Göttingen is one of most important research libraries in Germany, plays a leading role in a large number of national and international projects involving the optimization of literature and information provision and the establishment and development of digital research and information infrastructures.

DCMI is pleased to announce that Synaptica is supporting DC-2016 in Copenhagen as a Gold Sponsor. Since 1995, Synaptica has been developing innovative software tools for organizing, indexing and classifying information, and for discovering knowledge.

Stuart Sutton has announced his intention to step down as DCMI Managing Director effective 30 June 2017. Over the coming months, the DCMI Executive Committee and the Governing Board will be engaged in succession planning and the process of replacing the Managing Director.

DC-2016 in Copenhagen, Denmark on 13-16 October is rapidly approaching. The program promises a rich array of papers, project reports, presentations, demonstrations, posters, special panels, workshops and an exciting keynote by Elsevier's Bradley Allen.

The Danish Bibliographic Centre (DBC) joins in supporting DC-2016 in Copenhagen as Sponsor of the Conference Delegate Bags. The DBC's main task in Denmark is the development and maintenance of the bibliographic and IT infrastructure of Danish libraries.

The DCMI Governing Board is pleased to announce that Ana Alice Baptista has been appointed to the DCMI Governing Board as an Independent Member.

DCMI is pleased to announce that Tongfang Co., Ltd. has become the DC-2016 Reception Sponsor. Tongfang is a high-tech company established in 1997.

DCMI is pleased to announce that Shanghai RFID System Technology Co., Ltd., has become a Gold Sponsor of DC-2016 in Copenhagen.

Today, OCLC and Internet Archive announced that the two "organizations have worked together to build a new sustainable PURL service hosted by Internet Archive that will manage existing and future persistent URLs and sub-domain redirections for purl.