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project: The Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland

The Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland (CRSBI) is an evolving electronic archive of British and Irish Romanesque stone sculpture. ROMANESQUE SCULPTURE Romanesque sculpture marks a high point of artistic production in Britain and Ireland, corresponding to the boom in high-quality building that followed the Norman Conquest in 1066, and reflecting a new set of links with mainland Europe. A good deal of this sculpture remains in parish churches and cathedrals, houses and halls, castles and museums throughout these isles. [read more]

project: From Archive to Researcher: a Generic Tool Set

There were two major aims in the LEADERS (Linking EAD to Electronically Retrievable Sources) project: 1.To carry out research on the needs of users of archive and records collections 2.To develop a toolset to deliver finding aids, transcriptions and digital images of archives over the Internet The Internet makes it possible for finding aids (metadata about archives) to be accessed electronically, most often using the Encoded Archival Description (EAD), a standard for electronic finding aids. [read more]

project: Improving access to the British artists' film & video study collection

Part of the AHRB Centre for British Film and Television Studies, the British Artists' Film and Video Study Collection concentrates on the history of artists' film and video in Britain. The British Artists' Film and Video Study Collection is a unique resource. It consists of a number of extensive collections of material with acquisitions from Arts Council of England, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Film and Video Umbrella and many individual artists. [read more]
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