Preparing collections for digitisation by Anna E Bülow and Jess Ahmon, is a new publication by Facet publishing on the practicalities of digitising archival collections. The guide covers the whole process, from selecting records for digitization to choosing suppliers and equipment and dealing with documents that present individual problems. As such, it can be used […]
Month: February 2011
57 proposals were received by JISC as part of Strand B of 11/10 (Developing Community Content) and 9 recevied funding. Total funding was £713,733. Patients Partcipate!, University of Bath, Liz Lyon, £75,074 Patients Participate! will investigate the potential of crowdsourced “lay summaries”, derived from medical articles in the PubMed Central repository, as a means of […]
Five projects were selected from the 45 proposals submitted to JISC Call 16/10 Rapid Digitisation. Three of the projects, marked below with asterisks, are conditional on clearance of various project issues. From cemetery to clinic **, University of Bradford, Andrew Wilson, £93,199 Leprosy is a debilitating disease with a strong social stigma. Once common throughout […]
Amongst very tough competition (35 bids were received in total, many of which were worthy of funding), JISC has funded 8 projects within its Enriching via Collaboration strand. Total funding came for the strand came to £625,493. Two of the projects, marked below with asterisks, are conditional on clearance of various project issues. AstroDAbis, University […]
Waiting for the Verdict?
An 1864 playbill, for performances at the City of London Theatre. From the East London Theatre Archive (See here for details of the updated timetable for the JISC eContent Calls)
Due to staff illness, and the large number of bids received we’re a couple of days behind with the original timetable. Emails to all winning and rejected projects may be sent out the week beginning 31st Jan, or they may go out the week beginning 7th Feb —————- For those waiting to receive news of […]