Librarianship, Information & Museum Studies

project: Children's playground games and songs in the new media age

This project will update, analyse and re-present three important collections of children's playground songs and rhymes: the Opie Collection of Children's Games and Songs, and selections from collections at the National Centre for English Cultural Tradition (NATCECT) and the Leeds Archive of Vernacular Culture (LAVC). [read more]

event: JPEG 2000 for the practitioner - a one-day seminar

16/11/2010 09:00
16/11/2010 17:00

A free seminar to explore and examine the use of JPEG 2000 in the cultural heritage industry will be held at the Wellcome Trust. The seminar will include specific case studies of JPEG 2000 use. It will explain technical issues that have an impact on practical implementation of the format, and explore the context of how and why organisations may choose to use JPEG 2000. Although the seminar will have an emphasis on digitisation and digital libraries, the papers will be relevent to a range of research and creative industries. Places are limited to 80 [read more...]

Location

Wellcome Trust
215 Euston Road
London
United Kingdom

event: Social media for the Scottish cultural heritage sector

21/10/2010 10:00
21/10/2010 16:45

You are warmly invited to an open seminar which will explore the place of social media in Scottish museums, galleries and cultural heritage organisations. This event will offer a snapshot of current social media engagement in Scotland and will explore other exciting developments with user-generated content and digital media across the sector. It will also establish a focus for future workshops and an emerging research agenda for social media and cultural heritage. [read more...]

Location

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre, National Galleries of Scotland Edinburgh
United Kingdom

event: First DCC roadshow

02/11/2010
04/11/2010

DCC Roadshow 2010 - 2011
"Institutional Challenges in the Data Decade"
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The Digital Curation Centre announces the launch of the first DCC Roadshow.

The event will comprise a series of inter-linked workshops aimed at supporting institutional data management, planning and training.

The first will take place 2-4 November in Bath and will be open to participants from Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) in the south-west of England.

Please mark the date in your diary and check the DCC website for further information and additional events. [read more...]

Location

Bath Ventures Innovation Centre
Broad Quay
Bath BA1 1UD
United Kingdom

event: International Conference on Digital Library Management (ICDLM)

11/01/2011
13/01/2011

Theme: Extending Benefits of Modern Technology to Public, Academic and Special Libraries

Science City, Kolkata, 11-13 January, 2011

Organiser: TERI, New Delhi
Co-Organiser: Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Kolkata [read more...]

Location

Kolkata
India

job: Humanities Research Associate

Application Deadline: 
20/09/2010

The Research Computing unit at UNC-Chapel Hill is seeking a Humanities Research Associate to provide technical leadership to spearhead our engagement with faculty researchers in the humanities. This position will be a technical contributor and a partner in defining, implementing and supporting technologies to advance humanities research at UNC-Chapel Hill. The research associate will provide programming and technical expertise in areas such as text encoding and metadata standards, database design and queries, software development, web programming, and digital project design. [read more...]

project: Performance as a medium of learning in museums and at heritage sites - an investigation

The PERFORMANCE, LEARNING AND HERITAGE research project is an investigation into the uses and impact of performance as a medium of learning in museums and at historic sites. The Centre for Applied Theatre Research (CATR) undertook research into the increasing and varied use being made of theatre and other drama-based activity as interpretive tools with visitors to museums and historic sites - an expanding but relatively under-researched field of performance practice. [read more]

MA in Digital Asset Management (MADAM)

New MA in Digital Asset Management

King’s has launched an innovative postgraduate programme to respond to the demand for digitally literate professionals to work in libraries, archives, cultural heritage institutions and business enterprises by equipping students with a range of strategic, technical and practical skills to provide direction and leadership in this area. [read more...]

CfP: Archiving 2011

Closing Date: 
17/10/2010

IS&T is pleased to announce the Archiving 2011 Call for Papers.

The deadline for submitting presentation abstracts for Archiving 2011 to be held May 16-19, 2011 in Salt Lake City, Utah, is October 17, 2010. A PDF of the Call for Papers can be found at www.imaging.org/ist/conferences/archiving. [read more...]

event: Archiving 2011

16/05/2011
19/05/2011

Since the first meeting, Archiving has continued to offer a unique opportunity for imaging scientists and those working in the cultural heritage community (curators, archivists, librarians, etc.), as well as in government, industry, and academia, to come together to discuss the most pressing issues related to the digital preservation and stewardship of hardcopy, audio, and video.

Next Archiving Conference:
Dates: May 16 - May 19, 2011
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

More information to be found here:
http://www.imaging.org/ist/conferences/archiving/

Location

Salt Lake City, Utah
United States
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