If you have experience in dealing with OCR and tabular data, one of the current JISC-funded mass digitisation projects, the Medical Officer of Health reports, led by the Wellcome Library, would like to hear from you. Christy Henshaw, from the Wellcome Digital Library: For our Medical Officer of Health project, we will be digitising health […]
An excellent short video from Europeana on what linked open data is and why it is a good thing both for users and content providers. For more information on Europeana’s work on open data see their press release of 17 February.
JISC is advertising for a post of Programme Manager – e-Content: Digitisation. The post holder will be responsible for managing a range of different types of e-content projects taking place in universities and other organisations that are either digitising content or developing existing digital collections to make them more accessible, relevant and discoverable on the […]
JISC has issued 5 Invitations to Tender for Digital Infrastructure Reports. Bidders must have knowledge of the topic area and must be experienced in producing high quality reports. These are open Invitations to Tender and anyone may bid. 5 Invitations to Tender for Reports on: • Advantages of APIs • Embedded Licences: What, Why and […]
You can now keep up with the progress of the projects funded as part of the JISC Content programme 2011-2013 on the programme’s new Netvibes pages. Netvibes syndicates content from the projects’ blogs and brings them all in one place, so it makes it easier to have a general overview of activities. My top picks: […]
This week saw the launch of the JISC-funded 3D Sheffield metalwork collection. This rapid digitisation project was a partnership between Sheffield Hallam University, which brought their expertise in innovative 3D digitisation, and Museums Sheffield, which is delivering the 3D objects on their website. Highlights of the web site incude: – 200 beautiful 3D objects, browsable […]