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Simon Tanner sums up the last three days in just five words: collaboration, visibility, invisibility, mass and tomorrow. Collaboration: the hardest thing we do – sitting down and committing institutions to work together and achieve common goal – not easy – underlying thread is that it matters and is taken seriously by everybody here and […]
With Sarah Porter, David Dawson, Emma Beer, Brian Kelly, David Dawson and Julian Ball
Digital capture and conversion of text – overcoming the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) challenges Paul Ell (moderator), Director, Centre for Data Digitisation and Analysis, Queen’s University Belfast Aly Conteh, Head of Digitisation, British Library Julian Ball, Project Manager, University of Southampton Martin Locock, National Library of Wales Aly Conteh The British Library perspective – have […]
Moderators from all six parallel sessions, on areas as diverse as digital video and commercial e-content developments, gathered to report back on the presentations and discussions in their groups.
Mass digitisation: best practice and lessons learnt David Dawson (moderator) Senior Policy Adviser (Digital Futures), Museums, Libraries and Archives Council Stuart Dempster, Director, Strategic Content Alliance, JISC Joyce Ray Associate Deputy Director for Library Services, Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), Washington DC Ricky Erway Programme Officer, OCLC Programs and Research
The JISC Digitisation Programme: an introduction to the digitisation strategy and new collections coming on stream from 2009 Paola Marchionni, Digitisation Programme Manager, JISC Alastair Dunning, Digitisation Programme Manager, JISC “If Google is The Beast, then the JISC digitisation programme will be The Beauty”
Cyber-infrastructure and information policy: the changing face of US digitisation developments Joyce Ray, Associate Deputy Director for Library Services Institute of Museum and Library Services
David Baker, Principal, College of St Mark and St John, with Sarah Porter and Stuart Dempster More, live, notes from the meeting can be found on the Strategic Content Alliance Blog Themes: Towards alignment of international content inititives Business models/partnerships/roles Governance (licencing, IP) Tools and infrastructure Communities of practice Advocacy and tools for this, vocabulary […]