sustainability

event: Digital Preservation Summit 2011

19/10/2011
20/10/2011

Digital Preservation Summit 2011: A conference by experts for experts

Digital long-term preservation has become an important topic for almost every library, archive and museum. Preservation and long-lasting usability of valuable digital cultural and scientific holdings are central challenges the digital society is facing.

The Digital Preservation Summit 2011 addresses major issues of some of the first necessary tasks in the process of a successful and sustainable digital preservation practise.

At the conference you will: [read more...]

Location

Sofitel Hamburg Alter Wall
Alter Wall 40
Hamburg 20457
Germany

event: Managing Digital Media Collections

05/08/2010 10:00
05/08/2010 16:30

Full-day course: 10.00 - 16.30

Aim
Now that many important materials are in a digital form, building an accessible online media collection which successfully delivers images, sounds, video and other media is a goal of many institutions.

Until recently, expensive Digital Asset Management systems where the most viable option, but now open source server applications such as Dspace, Omeka and Drupal hold the promise of truly interoperable and standards-based collection management. [read more...]

Location

8-10 Berkeley Square
Bristol BS8 1HH
United Kingdom

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...]

event: Managing Digital Media Collections

10/06/2010 10:00
10/06/2010 16:30

Aim
Now that many important materials are in a digital form, building an accessible online media collection which successfully delivers images, sounds, video and other media is a goal of many institutions.

Until recently, expensive Digital Asset Management systems where the most viable option, but now open source server applications such as Dspace, Omeka and Drupal hold the promise of truly interoperable and standards-based collection management. [read more...]

Location

ILRT, 8-10 Berkeley Square
Bristol BS8 1HH
United Kingdom

Ensuring Perpetual Access: establishing a federated strategy on perpetual access and hosting of electronic resources for Germany

The study Ensuring Perpetual Access: establishing a federated strategy on perpetual access and hosting of electronic resources for Germany is now available in English from:

http://www.allianzinitiative.de/fileadmin/hosting_studie_e.pdf

The study was commissioned by the Alliance of German Science Organisations to help develop a strategy to address the challenges of perpetual access and hosting of electronic resources. It was requested to focus primarily on commercial e-journals and retro-digitised material. [read more...]

event: Blue Ribbon Task Force UK Symposium

06/05/2010

JISC and The Blue Ribbon Task Force on sustainable digital preservation and access would like to invite you to a one day free symposium on Thursday 6th May 2010 at the Wellcome Trust Conference Centre in London.

The UK Symposium will be highlighting the final report by the Blue Ribbon Task Force “Sustainable Economics for a Digital Planet: Ensuring Long-term Access to Digital Information”
http://www.jisc.ac.uk/publications/reports/2010/blueribbonta... [read more...]

Location

Wellcome Trust Conference Centre
London
United Kingdom

event: The Tectonics of Digital Curation - NEDCC's New Symposium

25/05/2010 07:30
26/05/2010 16:30

THE TECTONICS OF DIGITAL CURATION:
A Symposium on the Shifting Preservation and Access Landscape

PRESENTED BY the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)

HOSTED BY the MIT Libraries

THE TECTONICS OF DIGITAL CURATION explores the sustainability of cultural collections created for and maintained on the Web. At this two-day symposium, a diverse faculty of national experts will examine
the forces at play in our increasingly networked society. [read more...]

Location

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
United States

event: Tools for Collaborative Scholarly Editing over the Web

24/09/2009

This is a two day workshop, the first day, "Actions: the State of the Art" on Thursday 24 September, will be open to all: in this, representatives of projects around the world will give presentations [read more...]

Location

Orchard Learning Resource Centre, Selly Oak
Birmingham
United Kingdom

cfp: TEI'10 - THE FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TANGIBLE, EMBEDDED, AND EMBODIED INTERACTION

Computing is progressively moving beyond the desktop into new physical and social contexts. Key areas of innovation in this respect are tangible, embedded, and embodied interactions. These concerns include the interlinking of digital and physical worlds and the computational augmentation of everyday objects and environments. [read more...]

event: Australian Society of Archivists Annual Conference

11/10/2009

The broad theme of the conference is Voyaging together: integrity, memory and sustainability. [read more...]

Location

Sofitel Brisbane Central, 249 Turbot Street,
Brisbane QLD 4000
Australia
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