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Victorians find themselves in Second Life!

Last week saw the launch of the Resurecting the Past Project from the University of Bristol. The project has built a 3D model of the Pompeii Court from the Crystal Palace exhibition in the virtual world of Second Life.   The project aims to: to make accessible to the public knowledge of the Crystal Palace […]


New JISC funding call published

The JISC call for developing community content has now been published on the JISC website. Brief details about the call were mentioned in a previous blog post. Questions about the nature of the call can be sent to Alastair Dunning; and questions about the application process can be sent to Avalon McAllister.

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Scholars and digital resources – an unconference

One of the findings from the measuring impact study was the importance of not relying on quantitative statistics. Seductive as they are, the array of numbers from a Google Analytics report do not tell the whole story. Considered feedback, review and criticism direct from the intended users are just, as if not more, important. However […]


Digging into Data Winners

Over 85 applications were received for the international Digging into Data Challenge, and the eight winners are listed below Structural Analysis of Large Amounts of Music Information University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, University of Southampton, McGill University SALAMI (Structural Analysis of Large Amounts of Music Information) will gather c.23,000 hours of digitised music with a breathtaking […]

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Digitisation and Community Engagement – Future JISC funding

Following the success of projects such as the University of Oxford’s Great War Archive, JISC have continued exploration into the concept of community collections, that is digital resources that are created or enhanced by both user groups inside and outwith traditional academic audiences. 1914 Christmas ‘Comforts tin’ and card, from the Great War Archive This […]