Category: digitisation

ARCW and WHELF Digital Preservation event 28.3.2017

This event will provide a forum for the discussion of WHELF and ARCW (Archives and Record Council Wales) digital preservation requirements, and demonstrate the progress that has been made in developing a technical infrastructure for ARCW. The breakout sessions will

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Research Libraries UK new Strategy document 2014-17

Research Libraries UK has launched a new strategy for 2014-17 entitled Powering Scholarship. The Strategy focuses on 5 major areas: “1. A Collective Approach: Re-shaping the modern research library A Collective Approach: Re-shaping the modern research library collection • Work

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Presentations from the Repository and Research Support Seminar, Swansea University July 21st 2014

Swansea University Library recently organized a highly informative seminar day for WHELF on repositories and supporting research. The event covered a wide range of topics from the Welsh Repository Network and the WW1 project, to REF, bibliometrics, ORCID and the

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Forthcoming event: Repositories and Digitisation day @ NLW

An event is being held at the National Library of Wales to inform, discuss and share experiences on repositories and digitisation on Tuesday 23rd September 2014. This is a follow up event to the Repositories day held at Swansea University

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Repository and Research Support seminar, Swansea University 21st July 2014

To book your place at this event, please email Rebecca r.kelleher@swansea.ac.uk  Please note that some places are still available. Programme: Time Topic Speaker 9:30-10:00 Arrival/ tea and coffee   10:00-10:15 Welcome and introduction to the day Steve Williams, Swansea University

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Another interesting CJEU case to follow

Following the ‘hyperlinks do not infringe copyright‘ case at the CJEU, and bearing in mind the US ruling on Google books last year, the CJEU has now been asked to contemplate the library’s use of scanned material. This one could

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National Library of Wales launch “The Welsh Experience of the First World War”

A unique digital archive The Welsh Experience of the First World War was launched on Thursday 28th Nov 2013 at The College Merthyr Tydfil. The Welsh experience of the First World War was developed as a collaborative initiative led by

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Welsh Newspapers Online

Yn dilyn lansiad llwyddiannus yn y Pierhead, Bae Caerydd ar y 13.3.13 mae gwefan Papurau Newydd Cymru Ar-lein bellach yn fyw. http://papuraunewyddcymru.llgc.org.uk/cy/home Following a successful launch on the 13.3.13 at the Pierhead, Cardiff Bay, the Welsh Newspapers Online website is

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Using World War I archives for teaching students at Swansea University

I am grateful to The Welsh experience of World War One 1914-1918 project for this news item. Well worth a look at the blog for other interesting stories and photos: http://cymruww1.llgc.org.uk/ As soon as the documents from the Richard Burton Archives

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Getting started in digital preservation, 2013

National Library of Wales – 6th June The British Library Preservation Advisory Centre and the Digital Preservation Coalition invite you to join them at one of three events which will equip collection managers, archivists, librarians and conservators with the skills

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