Lest We Forget

This summer, Oxford University are launching ‘Lest We Forget’, a new community-based initiative to preserve materials held by the public dating from the First World War. Building on from the success of our ‘Great War Archive’ in 2008, a mass-digitisation … Continue reading

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Using online resources

Running a Community Collection usually means that material is collected in digital form to be use in some way. The material may form part of an archive, be used for research, be turned into educational material or much more. To … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing: the essentials

This post was written by Liz Masterman for the ‘News from Academic IT” blog and kindly cross-posted here. The term ‘crowdsourcing’ crops up almost daily in the media, but it’s probably a fair guess that many people have only a … Continue reading

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IT Innovation

Many organisations and companies are aware that their members can have creative solutions to challenges and problems that the organisation is facing, but that they may find it difficult to get these raised and funded. As of last year, the … Continue reading

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Theatre, Discussion and WW1: Children of the Great War

Over the past 18 months Europeana 1914-18 has teamed up with intergenerational charity Age Exchange to film and record interviews with members of the London public as part of their superb Children of the Great War project (see earlier post). Those involved have shared … Continue reading

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