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Podcast: Librarians say Google can support international education and research

Google has quickly become a key player in the digitisation of scholarly resources. In this podcast two librarians – Richard Ovenden of the Bodleian Library at Oxford University and Mike Keller at Stanford University – who are both working with Google to digitise large parts of their collections, talk to Philip Pothen about the opportunities […]

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Podcast: Public sector is crucial to national digitisation efforts, says MLA’s Chris Batt

Chris Batt is the Chief Executive of the Museum Libraries and Archives Council, a key partner of JISC’s in the Strategic Content Alliance, a cross-sectoral body looking to widen access to online content for all citizens of the UK. In this podcast he talks about the work of the MLA, the Strategic Content Alliance and […]

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In the news: first world war archive

Another National Archives/geneology.co.uk digitisation project makes the news today. The Guardian reports that the pension records of almost a million soldiers who served in the first world war have for the first time been made available on the internet, allowing descendants to access a wealth of information about anyone who was injured or discharged due […]