digital collections

NEW BOOK: Evaluating & Measuring the Value, Use and Impact of Digital Collections

A huge investment has been made in digitizing scholarly and cultural heritage materials through initiatives based in museums, libraries and archives, as well as higher education institutions. The ‘Digital Economy’ is an important component of institutional planning, and much attention is given to the investment in digital projects and programmes. However, few initiatives have examined the actual use, value and impact of digital collections, and the role of digital collections in the changing information environment. [read more...]

job: PhD in Digital Humanities at the University of Wales

The studentship is offered in conjunction with the National Library of
Wales Research Programme in Digital Collections. Both are based in
Aberystwyth, and successful applicants will join a community of research
postgraduates working on the digital humanities.

Applications can be based on research around any of the digital
collections of Wales ( Applicants are encouraged to
contact Professor Lorna Hughes ( for more
information. An application pack is available at: [read more...]

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