The challenge of the Third Digital Preservation Challenge is to develop digital preservation solutions that overcome the barriers hindering access to five digital objects, each accompanied by a scenario based on real-life situations: Electronic art, Webarchiving and Unknown files.

The third challenge asks participants to provide thought-out solution for one of the three tasks. DPE will award prices for each of the tasks. It is up to the participants to provide solutions for more than one task; multiple submissions will be evaluated separately. DPE keep the option open to award prices for all tasks depending on the quality of the submissions. The prices will be announced soon.

Deadline for submissions: 15 June 2009 at 4pm GMT
Announcement of winners: iPres 5-6 October 2009, San Francisco, United States