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Podcast: Why is Google showing us the way forward in digitisation? asks senior UK librarian

The recent LIBER-EBLIDA workshop on digitisation of library material in Europe explored some important challenges facing national and university libraries across the continent as they attempt to join together to deliver a “European Digital Library”. In this podcast interview Paul Ayris, librarian at University College London and a senior figure in these European developments, depicts […]

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Digitisation Project Plans

A project plan might not be the most exciting document to read, but it can reveal in depth details about how a digitisation project aims to proceed. Most of the sixteen projects in the programme have now published their plans on the JISC website. Click on the appropriate project name from the digitisation page on […]


Strategies for ensuring re-usable content

The JISC presenation at Educa Online focussed on strategies that funders can take to ensure material digitised in their digitisation programmes is available for re-use by a variety of different users (eg teachers, lecturers, postgrards, undergrads, interested members of public) For JISC these five strategies are Ensure licensed usage for educational sector so that users […]

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The importance of media literacy

Members of the JISC Digitisation Programme attended the Educa Online e-learning conference in Berlin at the end of November 2007. Andrew Keen, author of The Cult of the Amateur: How Today’s Internet Is Killing Our Culture, was one of the key speakers at the conference. He made an impassioned attack on what he saw as […]