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Business models Projects 2006-2009

On “Good Terms”

Next week (6 December) will see the launch of the beta version of Electronic Ephemera: Digitised Selections from the John Johnson Collection at Online Information 2007, London. This new e-resource is part of the JISC Phase Two Digitisation Programme and features selections from the Bodleian Library’s John Johnson Collection, one of the most important collections […]

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Evaluation

Evaluation, Evaluation, Evaluation

Evaluation is often a neglected area within a digitisation project’s life cycle, as most of a team’s energies and resources get absorbed by the complex task of setting up the right infrastructure to carry out the actual digitisation of material. At times subsumed within the more technical Quality Assurance process, at best it’s the kind […]

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Funding

Deadline for JISC / NEH applications

As previously announced, the JISC is running a short digitisation initiative with the US National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Funding is available for: New digitisation projects and pilot projects Addition of important material to existing digitisation projects Development of infrastructure to support US-English digitisation work The closing date for applications is 29th November 2007 […]

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Business models Projects 2006-2009

In the news: Guardian launches digital archive

More than 150 years of  Guardian and Observer back copies have been made available online  with the launch of the paper’s digital archive.  The archive allows users to search for free the full text of the newspaper from 1821 to 1975 and the Observer from 1900 to 1975 (a second phase early next year will see […]