Widening reach

Our top team  of digital crowdsourcers have been travelling again. This time to Fort Cadine in Trento, in northern Italy.  Once again, the community was invited to bring along family memorabilia – including letters, photographs, objects, and diaries – and … Continue reading

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Blueprint Feature

The January issue of the Oxford Blueprint magazine features out Great Writers OER project on its front cover. Complete with interactive key to the writers.

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International Feedback

‘I’ve had responses from as far away as Iran, the USA, Portugal and Kyrgyzstan to my iTunes lectures: far beyond their original delivery in a lecture theatre in Oxford. Oxford’s open projects and the Creative Commons license enable us to extend … Continue reading

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Great writers engage

OUCS has been host to  teachers and lecturers from UK schools, colleges and HE this week for another of our teacher engagement workshops. The project team ran a workshop focused on content discovery, creation, and evaluation giving teachers  the chance to engage … Continue reading

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@Arras95

 Between the 9th April and 16th May 2012 an experiment in social media will take place as part of our ‘Continuations and beginnings’ project.  We will tweet the events of the Battle of Arras in realtime, from the perspective of … Continue reading

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Collection days in Dublin

Our collection day in Dublin was the biggest roadshow to date. More than 600 people from across Ireland travelled to National Library of Ireland in Dublin for the Family History roadshow, eager to finally be allowed to tell the story … Continue reading

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Luxembourg visit for Great War Archive project

LTG colleagues are collecting and digitising family history artefacts in cities across Europe.  A poster outside the collection venue in Luxembourg.

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Global downloads

The number of  Oxford podcasts published into iTunesU continues to grow each month.   If you are wondering, as we do,  who is listening to them, it is possible to use the data supplied by Apple and the size of our logfiles … Continue reading

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