Sarah Porter (Chair) with feedback from session moderators: Stuart Dempster Philip Pothen Alastair Dunning Paola Marchioni Emma Beer
Business models and sustainability. How do we maintain and develop e-content? Stuart Dempster (moderator), Director, Strategic Content Alliance, JISC Catherine Draycott , Chair, BAPLA; Peter Kaufman , Chief Executive Officer, Intelligent Television Dan Burnstone, Director of Publishing, Chadwyck-Healey, ProQuest
Newsflash: shortly after speaking to us at the conference, Carwyn Jones, Minister for Education, Culture and the Welsh Language at the Welsh Assembly Government was promoted to Leader of the House. Congratulations!
David Pearson: It seems to me that Google had the big idea that the libraries failed to have about 10 years ago about the way the world was going to be in the information age. Google saw it and took it forward in ways that the publicly funded library sector are catching up with rather […]
What are the roles and priorities for research libraries in the UK and US in the delivery of e-content? Richard Ovenden, Keeper of Special Collections (Associate Director), Bodleian Library, University of Oxford Michael Keller, University Librarian, Stanford University We want to talk about the elephant in the room, the love that dare not speak its […]
Unlocking e-content and enhancing education and research opportunities – an academic perspective. Matthew Steggle, Lecturer, Sheffield Hallam University Hope to bring the user perspectives from a bigger picture. Will offer five principles about what academics do and don’t like about digitisation projects. I’m primarily a teacher and researcher and only secondarily involved in digitisation.
Mass digitisation and its impact on cultural heritage, education and research communities OR How do we make a lot of stuff useful to a lot of people? Chris Batt, Chief Executive, Museums, Libraries and Archives Council A lot of stuff is easy, a lot of people is possible but useful is a bit more tricky… […]
JISC Strategy and mass digitisation: Malcolm Read, Executive Secretary, JISC Would like to present the wider context. Digitisation is just one of many things we find and do not fund it in isolation. We have two digitisation programmes running. We spent £10 million on the first round. To get the money you have to make […]
Carwyn Jones, Minister for Education, Culture and the Welsh Language On behalf of the Welsh assembly it is a great pleasure to welcome you all now. I know that it’s an important conference – it’s important to stay in the forefront of learning, sharing experiences and learning from elsewhere. I was a student at Aber, […]
Around 130 leading figures from education, research, cultural heritage, public broadcasting and industry in the UK and beyond are gathering in Cardiff for two days for a conference on digitisation which will showcase national and international digitisation initiatives – including JISC’s £22m digitisation programme – and explore the potential for cross-sectoral cooperation in this area. […]