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Does your collection include “treasures, oddities, and curiosities”?

Media coverage is always a good way of raising the profile of (digital) collections. If your university’s collection includes “treasures, oddities and curiosities”, the Times Higher Education would like to know about it for a new series they’re running entitled “Odds and Quads“.

Last week, the magazine reveiwed the Knitting Collection based at the University of Southampton, which had been part of a recent JISC-funded project, Lookk Here!

Knitting Collection, University of Southampton
Knitting Collection, University of Southampton

Send suggestions for this series on the treasures, oddities and curiosities owned by universities across the world to: matthew.reisz@tsleducation.com.

By Paola Marchionni

I work as Digitisation Programme Manager at JISC and am responsible, together with my colleague Alastair Dunning, for the successful delivery of a portfolio of projects that have been funded under the JISC Phase 2 Digitisation programme spanning 2007-2009. In addition, I lead on programme evaluation and programme support activities such as workshops and events, and work closely with the Communications and Marketing team.

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