Curation

event: Future Perfect 2012

26/03/2012 08:00
27/03/2012 17:00

The programme for Future Perfect 2012 is available online:
http://archives.govt.nz/advice/government-digital-archive-pr...

The theme of Future Perfect 2012 – Digital Preservation by Design – seeks to stimulate discussion about how, when and why influencing the design of systems can support digital preservation and ultimately ensure that today's information is available tomorrow. Future Perfect 2012 will be a two day conference featuring many exciting international and New Zealand speakers. [read more...]

Location

Wellington
New Zealand

event: MCN 2011 - Hacking The Museum

16/11/2011
19/11/2011

The annual Museum Computer Network (MCN) conference brings together a community of museum professionals interested in using technology to improve their organizations and enhance the visitor experience. It is not a conference purely for technologists - it's for anyone who wants to explore exciting opportunities, and tackle the unique challenges, associated with using technology in museums. This year's theme emphasizes the growing effort among our community to encourage a culture of innovation, agility and collaboration in their organizations. [read more...]

Location

Atlanta
United States

job: DCC is hiring!

Application Deadline: 
01/08/2011

The Digital Curation Centre (DCC) in Edinburgh is seeking to appoint two Institutional Support Officers who will design and deliver a range of activities aimed at assisting UK universities in the enhancement of their research data management capabilities. Details for post reference 3014604 can be found here:
http://www.jobs.ed.ac.uk/vacancies/index.cfm?fuseaction=vaca...

The closing date for applications is 1st August 2011.

job: Digital Humanities Specialist - University Library

Application Deadline: 
01/03/2011

Digital Humanities Specialist

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Library

Duties and Responsibilities: [read more...]

project: Transnational Communities: towards a sense of belonging

Using both participatory action research and arts practice the project explored a sense of belonging, place and emplacement with four transnational communities who are defined as refugees/asylum seekers/undocumented people (in Derby, Leicester, Loughborough and Nottingham). The Long Journey Home artists in exile group based in Nottingham explored these themes and created a series of works for exhibition. Other regional universities supported us with; exhibition space, staff support, supporting artists and communities. [read more]

project: Unlocking the Celtic Collector; The Mind, Methods and Materials of Alexander Carmichael (1832-1912).

The Carmichael Watson collection in Edinburgh University Library, centred on the papers of the pioneering folklorist Alexander Carmichael (1832-1912), is the foremost collection of its kind in the country, and is crucial to understanding the customs, storytelling traditions, poetry, songs and general lore of the Gaelic-speaking areas of Scotland. The project will see an intense dissemination and research programme alongside development of a digital resource that will enable users to search fully-indexed catalogue descriptions, full text transcriptions and biographical records. [read more]

project: William Godwin's Diary

The project provides a digital edition of the diary of William Godwin (1756-1836). Godwin’s diary consists of 32 octavo notebooks. The first entry is for 6 April 1788 and the final entry is for 26 March 1836, shortly before he died. The diary is a resource of immense importance to researchers of history, politics, literature, and women’s studies. [read more]

project: Online searchable item level catalogue and sample digital surrogate of the Archigram archives

The Archigram Archival Project (AAP) is a major new research resources that makes the work of the seminal 1960s-70s British architectural group, Archigram, available free online for public viewing and academic study. The extraordinary influence of Archigram is internationally acknowledged through the award of the RIBA Gold Medal in 2002, exhibitions, books, and through their role in shaping many of the world's greatest contemporary architects and buildings. [read more]

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: 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
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