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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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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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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 22 September 2011 Education Minister, Leighton Andrews, has announced a task and finish group to review the use of digital classroom teaching. The scope of the review will be to consider: a) How high quality, accessible digital classroom content could …

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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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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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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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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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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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