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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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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Digitisation Guidelines - What Advice Should You be Following?

Over the past 10 years the world of cultural heritage digitisation has seen a…

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Case study: Digitising the National Holocaust Centre & Museum's collection

When the National Holocaust Centre and Museum (based in Newark, Nottinghamshire) decided to move…

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Introduction to using Instagram to promote archive collections

If you have yet to discover how Instagram can help to promote your archive,…

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How to Digitise Large format Maps, Plans and much more

When digitising oversize archival items – such as maps, architectural plans, posters, registers and…

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Announcing the winners: TWA Digitisation Grant 2016

When we launched our first ever TWA Digitisation Grant this year we had no…

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