Topic: digital preservation

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TWA Heritage Digitisation Grant – Increased award amounts for 2019

Following strong interest and some excellent applications from archives and other memory institutions over the last three years, the TWA Digitisation Grant has relaunched in 2019. We are very pleased to be increasing the fund this year and now grants … 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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iPRES 2019 – Eye on the Horizon

In its 16th edition, the iPRES conference will bring together scientists, students, researchers, archivists, librarians, providers, and other experts to share recent developments and innovative projects in a wide variety of topics in digital preservation from strategy to implementation, and … Continue reading


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Languages and the Media 2020

The 2020 edition of Languages & the Media, the 13th International Conference on Language Transfer in Audiovisual Media, will be riding the wave of recent trends that are fast becoming reality in audiovisual localisation. New working conditions are rolling in … 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Scientists, researchers and educators are invited to submit full papers reporting on their original and unpublished research in e-Infrastructures and computational and data-intensive sciences for e-AGE, Integrating Arab e-infrastructure in a Global Environment, the annual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