Topic: digital archive

Using Vocabularies and Linked data: #ConnectingArchaeology webinar

This webinar explores some of the ways that cultural heritage institutions can use controlled vocabularies and Linked Data to improve the discoverability of their content in Europeana. Three speakers will give short presentations after which there will be time for … Continue reading


inDICEs workshop Digital Transitions in the Cultural Heritage Sector

The 2nd Consultation Workshop from inDICEs project brings together cultural heritage professionals, researchers and the inDICEs community to discuss needs and concerns in relation to digitization, online access, the use and the potential re-use of collections, data needed for developing … Continue reading


Biodiversity Heritage Library

Text by Caterina Sbrana. Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is an open access digital library for biodiversity literature and archives dedicated to life on Earth. The curators of the library claim that it is the “world’s largest open access digital library … Continue reading


Digitisation of the endangered monastic archive at May Wäyni, Ethiopia

Text by Caterina Sbrana. I have already spoken in my blogs about the importance of the digitisation of historical documents in order to enable them to be used and disseminated worldwide through the Internet. There is another reason why digitisation … Continue reading


Free funding resource pack available for download

TownsWeb Archiving have just released a FREE Funding Resource Pack that will no doubt appeal to holders of archive collections. Embarking on a digitisation project comes at a cost and securing adequate funding is often where most projects fail to … Continue reading


CIDOC 2021: “Symbiosis of Tradition and Digital Technology”

CIDOC 2021 conference “Symbiosis of Tradition and Digital Technology” will set it’s focus on three main subjects: “Strategic Planning”, “The Future of Documentation” and “A Wonderland of Digital Technology”. The conference taking place from 6 to 10 September 2021 is … Continue reading


Paleography And Diplomatics On The Digital Humanities Route: Pathways And Proposals

Sponsored by CIDEHUS – University of Évora (Portugal), in partnership with the Centro de História – University of Lisbon (Portugal), this event will pose questions and discuss hypotheses for the work of digital humanities in history: What past and what … Continue reading


Saving Collective Visual History – online workshop by Photoconsortium

The opening event for the prestigious DIGITAL PAST 2021 conference, organized by the Royal Commission of the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, was a 1-hour capacity building workshop by PHOTOCONSORTIUM to share experiences and lessons learnt for visual collections’ … Continue reading


“Applying and deploying AI in GLAMs” – Call for workshop proposals

The AI4LAM Teaching and Learning Working Group is organizing a series of online workshops on the week of March 29, 2021 to provide training opportunities for those interested in applying and deploying AI in Libraries, Galleries, Archives, and Museums. We … Continue reading