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27 July – IIIF Conference Feedback Event

Recently several colleagues from Edinburgh University Library and National Library of Scotland attended the IIIF Annual Conference in The Vatican. The conference showcased new tools and use cases for working with digital images, using the IIIF standard http://iiif.io. From 1500-1630 on 27 July, in Room 1.07 in Edinburgh University Library, we will be holding an […]

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University of Edinburgh Library & Collections Digitisation Strategy – request for input

The University of Edinburgh is developing a Digitisation Strategy and as part of this is carrying out a survey to better understand which areas of work should be prioritised. The survey is now live and ready for completion. Please fill in the survey and disseminate it, as you see fit, to colleagues in your network. Many thanks for […]

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Seminar, 6 June, with Dr Narelle Lemon. Emerging participatory culture: Making sense of social media use for learning in, across and with Higher Education and the cultural heritage sector

Emerging participatory culture: Making sense of social media use for learning in, across and with Higher Education and the cultural heritage sector  Dr Narelle Lemon, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia 12 noon – 2pm, Tuesday 6 June 2017 Paterson’s Land Room 1.21, Holyrood campus, University of Edinburgh. All are welcome – sign up here. Please bring your lunch. […]

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Summary of the Working with the Public day

DCHRN’s first full-day event took place last week on 21 April. The theme was fairly broad – ‘working with the public’ – and it allowed us to bring together four very different but, as it happens, complementary talks, as well as time for some interactive sessions. About 30 people in total joined us for part […]

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21 April – Working with the public – DCHRN Seminar Programme

DCHRN Seminar: Working with the Public 21 April 2017, 10:00 – 15:30 1.26 Patersons Land, Moray House School of Education, St John’s St, Edinburgh. Map of location. Free to attend – lunch and refreshments included. Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dchrn-day-working-with-the-public-tickets-31878521516 Hosted by the Digital Cultural Heritage Research Network, with thanks to  College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Digital […]

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International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) Showcase Day 17th March

The National Library of Scotland and University of Edinburgh, Library and University Collections, are hosting an International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) showcase day on 17th March at the NLS Boardroom on George IV Bridge. You can register for this event at https://iiifshowcaseedinburgh.eventbrite.co.uk/ There will be presentations from National Library of Scotland, National Library of Wales, […]

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Open event: 7 March, Tangible Memories – Community in care through storytelling

Network member Shari Sabeti has organised the following event, which you are welcome to attend. Tangible Memories – Community in care through storytelling Speaker: Dr Helen Manchester, School of Education, University of Bristol Date/Time: Tuesday 7 March 2017, 12:30 – 2pm Venue: 1.19 Paterson’s Land, Moray House School of Education Abstract: The digital transformations of the last few decades are leaving behind […]

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Two forthcoming DCHRN events: dates for your diary

We’re happy to announce that  two DCHRN events will take place early in 2017: 31 January 2017, 3-5pm, Godfrey Thomson Hall, Moray House School of Education. Seminar: Display At Your Own Risk: An experimental exhibition of digital cultural heritage. Andrea Wallace from the University of Glasgow School of Law will talk about a research-led exhibition experiment featuring […]

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Glasgow event, 15 June – ‘moving from impact to value’

Network members might be interested in this workshop on Moving from Impact to Value when evaluating digital cultural heritage resources that we are organising in Glasgow as part of the RSE-funded Sottish Network on Digital Cultural Heritage Resources Evaluation on the 15th June (Sir Allwyn Williams Building, level 5, G12 8RZ, 10.30-4pm).   The workshop is free but you need to […]

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Recap of Workshop 3: Pitching ideas

Our third workshop, and the final one in this initial series, took place on 13 May. The format was a sort of ‘dragon’s den’ – network members were invited to pitch project ideas, and get feedback from our panel of fantastic colleagues: Rebecca Bailey (Historic Environment Scotland); Professor Sian Bayne (Director of Centre for Research in Digital […]