The ‘Make your digital resources easier to discover’ online guide has been updated to include the written case studies from our digital scholarship participants, as well as audio presentations from experts discussing the impact of implementing key resource discovery strategies within their organisations.
The audio presentations and written case studies are displayed next to key topics throughout the guide, as well as being listed together in the ‘Make your collections available for learning and teaching’ mini guide under the headings ‘Academic collaboration in action: expert case studies’ and ‘Resource discovery in action: case studies’.
Board of Longitude: Huw Jones from the Cambridge University Digital Library illustrated the huge impact engaging with academic researchers can have on the discovery and use of digital materials.
In the loop: Discover the impact of Twitter @inthe loop with Linda Newington, Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton Library
Modelling, reconstructions, virtual worlds – connecting collections, researchers and the public: Louise Hampson from the University of York discusses the use of modelling, reconstructions and virtual worlds to bring collections and original academic research together.
How to use Facebook to promote your digital archive: Rececca Stevens demonstrates how functionality such as ‘call to action’ and Facebook advertising can be used to promote digital collections.