JISC invites tenders to research key aspects of future World War One (WW1) digital content development in readiness for the centenary commemoration of the conflict from 2014 onwards. This research is intended to provide understanding in 3 key areas:
WW1 content and collections that are available to education in analogue and digital form; Teaching, learning and research priorities and requirements of higher and further education in terms of the study of WW1 including a scoping of potential digital users and key stakeholder groups; Synthesis of WW1 digital content availability and educational requirement(s), resulting in ‘priority’ recommendations of WW1 digital content development.
The deadline for tenders is 12 noon UK time on Monday 31 October 2011. The work should commence on or around 12 December 2011 and the final work under this contract should be completed by Friday 2 March 2012.
For further background and updates, please see: http://jiscww1.jiscinvolve.org/wp/