A digital lib-bib-cell-hus

National Library of Wales [photo by Dylan Moore] Library Llyfrgell Bibliotheque Which will stand the test of time? Library (English) from librarium (Latin) – a chest for books. Llyfrgell (Welsh) – from Latin a cell for books. Bibliotheka – from Ancient Greek to Latin. Biblio- (from Byblos a port in today’s Lebanon from where papyrus Read more about A digital lib-bib-cell-hus[…]

IHR Seminar, Senate House: Sir Deian Hopkin, Digitising the First World War

From: http://ihrdighist.blogs.sas.ac.uk Next seminar – Tuesday 3 June 2014 – Digitising the First World War: opportunities and challengesPosted on 13 May 2014 by Jane Winters The IHR Seminar in Digital History would like to welcome you to its first seminar of the 2014 summer term. Speaker: Professor Sir Deian Hopkin (President of the National Library of Read more about IHR Seminar, Senate House: Sir Deian Hopkin, Digitising the First World War[…]

Live and Kicking: The Impact and Sustainability of Digital Collections in the Humanities by Lorna M. Hughes

From: http://www.hrionline.ac.uk/openbook/chapter/dhc-hughes  Proceedings of the Digital Humanities Congress 2012 Edited by Clare Mills, Michael Pidd and Esther Ward “This paper discusses an initiative at the National Library of Wales to build a research programme around the digital collections of Wales. The programme seeks to document the impact and use of these digital collections for research, teaching Read more about Live and Kicking: The Impact and Sustainability of Digital Collections in the Humanities by Lorna M. Hughes[…]

National Library of Wales: projects

From: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru NLW Research leads, or is a partner in, a number of collaborative e-Research projects. Current projects include: Cymru1914Funded by JISC, this is a mass digitization project in collaboration with the special collections and archives of Wales to digitize the hidden sources about the impact of WW1 on all aspects of Welsh Read more about National Library of Wales: projects[…]

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The National Library of Wales (NLW) was one of 19 leading European research libraries involved in the Europeana Libraries Project, which, in a two-year period from 2011, aimed to provide free access to 5 million digital objects on the European Library and Europeana websites. Reflecting NLW’s commitment to digitisation and allowing free access to digitized collections, the NLW aimed to provide the Europeana Libraries project with Read more about Default title[…]

ARCW Digital Preservation Group 2009 report

http://www.llgc.org.uk/fileadmin/documents/pdf/DP_Archives-Wales_Report-final.pdf Sally McInnes & Vicky Phillips 29th October 2009 On behalf of ARCW Digital Preservation Group Recommendations and action plan Key policies and procedures – Provide advice and guidance on the types of key policies and procedures required to facilitate the deposit and preservation of digital material. Key documents relating to digital preservation – Raise awareness of the importance Read more about ARCW Digital Preservation Group 2009 report[…]