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TWA Digitisation Grant 2017: Applications have closed for another year!

After 6 weeks and over 100 applicants from cultural heritage organisations and institutions, this year’s TWA Digitisation Grant has now closed!

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Funding: TWA cultural heritage Digitisation Grant 2017 now open

For the second year running, we have launched the TWA Digitisation Grant, as a way to offer funding support to the cultural heritage sector.

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3 Top Tips: How to market and promote your Business Archive

Every organisation has a different reason for promoting its archive. Here are my top 3 tips when thinking about your marketing activities.

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Introduction to archival selection and narrative in digital collections

Have you ever thought about using storytelling structures, to help you decide which archives to digitise? Here’s why I think you should be.

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Is the archives sector finally securing its rightful place in our digital future?

The Minister of State for Digital and Culture has just launched the UK Digital Strategy and the new Archives Unlocked strategic vision.

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People and places in the Isle of Man: a photo digitisation project

Manx National Heritage is the Isle of Man government agency responsible for the museums, archives and heritage of an island with a unique history. Its long term plan to digitise its collections of...

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Introducing BookExplorer from PastView

Watch our video on digitising glass plate negatives and see the beautiful results achieved in Signal Film and Media’s National Lottery Heritage funded project.

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Crowdfunding cultural heritage digitisation: the Peter Mackay archive project

Crowdfunding offers the opportunity to raise support for projects from a broad and diverse audience, however, it’s not without its risks.

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TWA Digitisation Grant winners have been featured in February ARC magazine

I’m delighted to share that an article about our TWA Digitisation Grant 2016 is…

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Case study: Creating an accessible virtual archive for the Institution of Mechanical Engineers

The vast archive of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) spans over 150 years…

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