Tag: digitisation

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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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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Digital Past 2013

20th- 21st February, The Shire Hall, Monmouth Digital Past is a two day conference which showcases innovative digital technologies for data capture, interpretation and dissemination of heritage sites and artefacts. Running for the fifth year, Digital Past 2013 will be

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Welsh history of World War One to go online

A project led by the National Library of Wales in partnership with the libraries, special collections, and archives of Wales has received £500,000 in funding from the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) for mass digitisation of primary sources relating to

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Getting started in digital preservation – Cardiff

21 March 2011 at Glamorgan Archives, Cardiff Following on from the very successful ‘Decoding the Digital’ conference, the British Library Preservation Advisory Centre and the Digital Preservation Coalition are running a series of events across the UK designed to raise

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Turning the Pages

New technology designed to allow users to virtually ‘turn’ the pages of digitised books has been unveiled in Cardiff by the University’s Vice-Chancellor. Dr David Grant and Professor Elizabeth Treasure, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, visited Information Services’ Special Collections and Archives (SCOLAR)

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Inspiring Research, Inspiring Scholarship

JISC has recently released a new report, Inspiring Research, Inspiring Scholarship, looking at the value and impact of digitised resources. Written by Simon Tanner of King’s College London, it considers four broad areas in which the creation of digitised resources

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Digital Information Conference 2010

28 October 2010 – Kings Place, London Librarians and information professionals are faced with a large number of choices when migrating content online. CILIP’s Digital Information Conference titled ‘The challenge of choice’ provides delegates with clarity to interpret the implications for

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JISC Content: An introduction to digital collections and archives

Over the last decade JISC has licensed and digitised a large number of collections on behalf of the UK academic community. There is now a new site which has been set up to provide a more user friendly way of

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Let Paul Robeson Sing!

Swansea University has launched a new learning resource about Paul Robeson, the world renowned singer, actor and civil rights activist, and his links with Wales at the National Eisteddfod. The bilingual learning resource has been developed by the South Wales Miners’

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