Monthly Archives: May 2011

Forthcoming Presentations from JISC Staff

JISC Programme Managers, Alastair Dunning and Paola Marchionni, will be giving presentations related to current and future JISC funding at various events in June. If you are interested in discussing funding bids please come along – all the events below are open to any interested delegate. 2nd June – London Digital Humanities Group, Central London … Read more

Some quotes on digital resources

1. After using the British Library Archival Sound Recordings web site, an FE teacher commented: “The realism of it [interviews with photographers included on the site] inspired students and encouraged them to source other material beyond Google searches. It also placed the photographs in context, which you don’t get from Google.” 2. A teacher who … Read more

Forthcoming Content Calls – Strand A Digitisation for Open Educational Resources (OER)

Two previous blog posts outlined issues relating to the next JISC Content call, Strand B Large-scale digitisation and Strand C Clustering digital content. (Note all the JISC Content Call is still to be signed off by the relevant JISC sub-committee) Here are some of the key issues relating to Strand A Digitisation for Open Educational … Read more

Update on JISC funding for digital content

We’re still not in a position to give precise details on the forthcoming call for JISC digital content (and the hoped for early publication of details last month proved a little optimistic). However, we’ve been given permission to publicise the following. Subject to confirmation from the appropriate JISC subcommittee, there will be three strands within … Read more