Librarianship, Information & Museum Studies

event: Alliance for Permanent Access (APA) - Conference

22/11/2010 09:00
22/11/2010 17:30

The members of the Alliance for Permanent Access (APA) would like to invite you to the APA conference in Helsinki on Monday 22nd November 2010.

The theme of the 2010 annual Conference is Scalable infrastructures for digital preservation. [read more...]

Location

Helsinki
Sweden

event: Developing Data Management Expertise in Research workshop

21/10/2010 12:30

We would like to invite you to the ‘Developing Data Management Expertise in Research’ workshop, which will take place in the afternoon of October 21st in London. This half-day workshop brings together speakers who are actively engaged in supporting the data management to share their experience of working with data creators and managers to embed data management expertise. [read more...]

Location

King's College London
Strand
London WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom

event: EFRARD2010

07/12/2010 08:00
09/12/2010 17:30

Appel à Communication

2ème Conférence Grand Forum Francophone pour la Recherche et l’Innovation

" Mobilité virtuelle : Portails coopératifs & Usages novateurs des TIC "

Du 7 au 9 décembre 2010 à l’Université de Cheik Anta Diop (UCAD) [read more...]

Location

UCAD Dakar
Senegal

job: Creative Learning Curator (Visual Arts) - Barbican

Application Deadline: 
11/10/2010

Barbican seeks Creative Learning Curator (Visual Arts)

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Barbican Centre and Guildhall School for Music and Drama
Creative Learning division

http://www.barbican.org.uk

Salary Range: 33,700 GBP – 39,270 GBP p.a. inclusive depending on experience/performance

The Creative Learning Curator will be responsible for leading and shaping the Barbican's visual arts learning programme, working on cross arts projects and festivals and brokering vital internal partnerships with the gallery team across the campus. [read more...]

event: London Digital Humanities Group: Rediscovering the Record - 12 October 2010

12/10/2010 17:00

The first meeting of the London Digital Humanities Group for 2010/11 will take place at Dr Williams's Library, 14 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0AR on Tuesday 12 October at 5pm. The speakers, all from The National Archives, will be Amanda Spencer (Head of Web Continuity), David Thomas (Director of Technology) and Amy Warner (Head of Systems Development).

Rediscovering the Record [read more...]

Location

Dr Williams's Library
14 Gordon Square
London WC1H 0AR
United Kingdom

event: Tracing Copyright in Art & Design Archives

13/10/2010 14:00
13/10/2010 17:00

Tracing Copyright in Art and Design Archives: A practical workshop on identifying and tracing copyright holders, managing orphan works, dealing with agencies and risk management.

ARLIS UK & Ireland Art Archives Committee [read more...]

Location

London School of Economics, Library
10 Portugal Street
London WC2A 2HD
United Kingdom

job: Audience Advocate - job opportunity

Application Deadline: 
23/09/2010

An exciting job opportunity has arisen at the University of Leicester for someone with experience working with social media in heritage contexts. Do please pass on these details to colleagues that you think may be interested.

'Audience Advocate'
School of Museum Studies / School of Computer Science
Part Time Fixed Term Contract [0.2FTE]
Salary Range £30,747 to £35,646 pro rata [read more...]

event: Digital Curation 101 Lite: How to Manage Research Data

10/09/2010 11:00
10/09/2010 16:00

About the course
Research Councils and funding bodies are increasingly requiring evidence of adequate and appropriate provisions for data management and curation in new grant funding applications. This one-day workshop will provide an introduction to digital curation, the range of activities and roles that should be considered when planning and implementing new projects, and an overview of tools that can assist with curation activities. This workshop is being offered in cooperation with the UK Data Archive.

Audience [read more...]

Location

Tottenham Room (188) in building SB3 at University College London.
188 TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD
London W1T 7PH
United Kingdom

event: Curating, Craft, and New Technologies Symposium

23/09/2010 09:30
24/09/2010 13:30

The Crafts Council’s annual Craft Curators’ Forum is a networking event and an opportunity to discuss key issues relating to work in the sector.

This year this annual event will address the theme of Curating, Craft & New Technologies.

We are seeing exciting and innovative new work being created as an increased number of makers; designers and artists explore digital and new technologies in their practice. New technologies are also permeating the museum environment and influencing the way objects are displayed and interpreted, forming new relationships between object and viewer. [read more...]

project: Connecting Cornwall: Telecommunications, Locality and Work in West Britain 1870-1918

Cornwall has a number of significant historical communications sites starting with Porthcurno and ranging over early radio sites at Poldhu and the Lizard to Land’s End and Bodmin Radio and the Satellite station at Goonhilly. The ‘Connecting Cornwall’ project will be using the Cable and Wireless historic archive to develop new research into the communications industry in Cornwall with an emphasis on the Eastern Telegraph Company in the first instance. [read more]
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