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SELECTED Month: April 2011
April 14, 2011

Conference report: Technical and Field related Problems of Classical and Electronic Archiving. Supplementary Education in the Fields of Archiving, Documenting and Informatics

By Aleksander Lavrencic and Katja Sturm Date: 6-8 April Place: Radenci The conference “Technical and Field related Problems of Classical and Electronic Archiving: Supplementary Education in the Fields of Archiving, Documenting and Informatics” was held this year in Radenci, Slovenija.  The main themes of the conference were scientific study of archiviology, additional education and professional…

April 11, 2011

Release of the EUscreen webcast portal

Press release EUscreen has released its webcast portal, http://webcast.euscreen.eu, with presentations from events organised by EUscreen that were publicly accessible. Up to this point, the portal contains presentations from the Open Workshop on Metadata Schemes and Content Selection Policies and presentations from the First EUscreen International Conference. Some highlights of the portal: Examples on metadata…

April 11, 2011

EUscreen publishes its first Online Access to Audiovisual Heritage Status Report

Press release Increasing access to digitised audiovisual heritage in particular and cultural heritage in general, has become an important topic for institutions in the field of cultural heritage, policy-makers, national governments and the European Commission. This report, written by Wietske van den Heuvel and Lotte Belice Baltussen focuses on access to audiovisual heritage in general…

April 8, 2011

Royal Holloway launch of EUscreen portal – 4th April, BBC Television Centre

By Dr Sian Barber – Postdoctoral Researcher, RHUL The EUscreen portal was launched by Sian Barber and Rob Turnock from Royal Holloway, University of London on Monday 4th April at BBC Television Centre to the Southern Broadcast History Group. This group comprises a number of broadcast historians, senior academics, archivists and industry professionals drawn from…

April 8, 2011

Connect to 400 years of history through millions of historical records

JISC news release Millions of historical records have become more accessible to the public through a JISC funded project at the universities of Hertfordshire, London and Sheffield. Connected Histories provides a single point of access to a wide range of distributed digital resources relating to early modern and nineteenth-century British history. The Connected Histories website…

April 4, 2011

BBC releases new digital collection for the educational domain

Announcement by the BBC “This new digital collection from Gale offers researchers and students access to the complete, fully searchable facsimile archive of The Listener, the BBC periodical published from 1929-1991. The online archive consists of the complete 62 year run of the paper, allowing users to search across 129,000 pages and more than 226,000…

April 4, 2011

Sneak preview of the EUscreen portal during the Learning on Screen conference

By Eve-Marie Oesterlen The British Universities Film and Video Council (BUFVC) was proud to present a sneak preview of the EUscreen portal as part of its Learning on Screen conference held at the National Film Theatre (BFI Southbank), London, on 24th March 2011. In his showcase presentation, Luis Carrasqueiro outlined the benefits and challenges of…