event: The Digital Preservation Training Programme


The DPTP is a modular training programme, built around themed sessions that have been developed to assist you in designing and implementing an approach to preservation that will work for your institution. Through a wide range of modules, the DPTP examines the need for policies, planning, strategies, standards and procedures in digital preservation, and teaches some of the most up-to-date methods, tools and concepts in the area. It covers these topics via a mixture of lectures, discussions, practical tasks and exercises, and a class project. [read more...]


School of Oriental and Africa Studies (SOAS)
Thornhaugh Street Brunei Gallery, University of London
London WC1H 0XG
United Kingdom

event: App Design for Android Phones

27/05/2011 10:30
28/05/2011 16:30

No experience necessary!

2 Day Course
Date: Friday 27th + Saturday 28th May
Times: 10.30am to 4.30pm
Price: £200.00
Instructor: Popup Pixels

Ever wanted to make an app for your android mobile to suggest the perfect cocktail? Or how about an app to plan your grocery shopping? Or something to remind you when your favourite TV shows are on? [read more...]


129 - 131 Mare Street
London E8 3RH
United Kingdom

event: e-journals are forever? Preservation and Continuing Access to e-journal Content


The benefits of online access to scholarly journal content are now taken for granted but there are threats to continuity of such access. Clarity is needed on who is doing what, what has been agreed, and what mechanisms exist for continued access, with shared responsibility for the material support and sustainability of archiving and access schemes. [read more...]


The British Library Conference Centre
United Kingdom

event: Project Management for Cultural Heritage Professionals

18/02/2010 09:40

Managing projects is now a core role for many cultural and heritage professionals but it can seem a daunting prospect. This one day course, delivered by established heritage professional, Elizabeth Oxborrow-Cowen, introduces delegates to the fundamental concepts and tools to enable them to start managing small projects effectively and confidently.

The day will cover:
· What is a project?

Defining when something is or is not a project.

· How to define success for your project [read more...]


Great Sutton Street MLA London, 4th Floor,
London EC1V 0DG
United Kingdom

event: Digital preservation tools for repository managers


This free practical course is designed for repository managers and presented by expert tutors, in five parts - covering organisational issues, costs, description, preservation workflow, and trust - between January and March 2010, in the UK. You are invited to sign up now for this distinctive new course, which culminates in a ground-breaking tutorial on joined-up tools for preservation management workflow for repositories. [read more...]


United Kingdom

AAG 2010 Organized Session: Open Source Tools & Standards in GISc Research and Education

Sponsored by the Cyberinfrastructure, Spatial Analysis and Modeling, and Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Groups [read more...]

cfp: Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science 2009

Critical Computing: Models and Challenges for Interdisciplinary Collaboration

URL: [read more...]

event: Building a Virtual Humanities Collaboratory


Held at Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and
Humanities (CRASSH), Cambridge University.

A Virtual Research Environment (VRE), or collaboratory, promises to
bring together tools and resources for Humanities researchers. The
exponential increase in online resources and online collaboration, the
range of new online tools for creating and mining many different kinds [read more...]

event: Making and Organising Knowledge in Communities


You are cordially invited to join the "MetaKnowledge Mash-up 2.0", the second conference organised by KIDMM held at BCS London HQ.

As you may know, the KIDMM community (which focuses on Knowledge, Information, Data and Metadata Management) originated as a collaboration between a number of BCS Specialist Groups, and now operates as an email discussion list with 75 members. [read more...]

event: Digital Tools Development in the Arts and Humanities 2


Convened by AHRC ICT Methods Network on 13 November 2007 at SOAS, University of London.

This follow-up workgroup was attended by senior academics from a range of arts and humanities disciplines. The event picked up several themes discussed at the first tools workgroup and examined them in the context of a number of projects including ICT Strategy projects. The workgroup also explored international perspectives on digital tools developments and the best way to take the agenda forward.


United Kingdom
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