Topic: digital archive

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The Library of Congress, the largest library in the World

text by Caterina Sbrana. The Library of Congress (LoC) is the national library of the United States of America. It holds more than 158 million documents and is therefore the largest library in the World. Library of Congress was instituted … Continue reading


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TownsWeb Archiving – TWA announcing the winners of the UK grant

The TWA UK heritage digitisation grant scheme ran for its fourth year in a row this July/August and we reached a record number of archivists and holders of heritage material. It was great to see so many organisations on board … Continue reading


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Save the Date for PASIG 2020 in Madrid

The next Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) meeting will take place in Madrid on 19-21 May 2020. The Biblioteca Digital Memoria de Madrid, Centro Cultural Conde Duque is the event host. The PASIG Steering Committee is pleased to connect with … Continue reading


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Artificial Intelligence and Digital Heritage: Challenges and Opportunities – ARTIDIGH 2020

A special session at the 12th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART) is called on: Artificial Intelligence and Digital Heritage: Challenges and Opportunities – ARTIDIGH 2020 This special session welcomes papers that reflect upon, discuss and present the … Continue reading


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e-AGE2019 Call for papers and posters

Scientists, researchers and educators are invited to submit full papers reporting on their original and unpublished research in e-Infrastructures and computational and data-intensive sciences for e-AGE, Integrating Arab e-infrastructure in a Global Environment, the annual international conference organized by the … Continue reading


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e-AGE 2019: “Groundbreaking research and education networks”

The e-AGE conference had established itself as an important venue for networking among experts and scientists. In 2019, e-AGE held at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, UAE during 11 – 12 December 2019 with a focus on demonstrated successes in using … Continue reading


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Keywords – finding the right words to find the right records

Collections Trust’s 2019 conference revisits an important topic: Keywords – finding the right words to find the right records. If your users struggle to find things in your collections database, this event is for you. This one-day conference will be … Continue reading


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Voyages, a digital resource about slave history

Text by Caterina Sbrana. There are various projects that look into the story of slavery and offer digital resources to historians, students and researchers. One that we already explored is the Zamani project to  create a Slave Trade Database, collecting … Continue reading


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Designing the Archive: 2019 Conference ASA-ICA-ARANZ-PARBICA

Text by Caterina Sbrana. The Australian Society of Archivists (ASA), Archives and Records Association of New Zealand Te Huinga Mahara (ARANZ), the International Council on Archives (ICA) and the Pacific Regional Branch International Council on Archives (PARBICA) organize an international … Continue reading


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Agreement between Stanford University and Bibliothèque nationale de France

by Caterina Sbrana. The cultural partnership between Standford University and the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF), begun a few years ago, led to the creation of a digital archive that brings together both the resources of the archive known as … Continue reading