New Project Coordinator OpenSpires

I’m Lisa Mansell and I have just started as the new Project Coordinator working on the Oxford OpenSpires project. My first few days have been hectic and I’m absorbing information as fast as I can. The project is progressing at … Continue reading

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The Oxford Text Archive 'Dating Agency' Model

Oxford University Computing Services, which hosts the OpenSpires project, has for more that three decades also hosted the Oxford Text Archive. The OTA was one of the first electronic text archives in the world, and was started by Lou Burnard … Continue reading

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Questions on Copyright

Back on the 3rd June 2009 the OpenSpires staff attended a very interesting one day course on “Copyright for Print, Broadcast and Multimedia” run by Alma Hales and Bernadette Attwell of Open University and Copy-Right Consultants Ltd respectively. Alma and … Continue reading

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Start-up Meeting

Melissa and Rowan attended the Open Educational Resources Programme Start-up Meeting on 9 June 2009 in London. This meeting was for all 3 programme strand projects (Individual, Subject and Institutional) and was run jointly by JISC and the Academy. Presentations … Continue reading

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