9 Works

Exploring Software, Tools and Methods used in Web Archive Research

Katharina Schmid, Sharon Healy & Helena Byrne
This paper is one part of a larger research project, titled, Web Archives - Researcher Skills and Tools (WARST). In this poster we focus on the data from the WARST study which examines the software, tools and methods used in the web archive research lifecycle.

Closing remarks to Open and Engaged conference 2022.

Rachael Kotarski
Rachael's closing remarks summing up the discussion of the 2022 Open and Engaged event.

Design Patterns in Digital Preservation: Understanding Information Flows

Andrew N Jackson
This paper proposes a framework to help understand the different ways digital preservation goals can achieved, and the contextual factors these choices depend on. This is done through a worked example: three different design patterns representing the three possible modes of archival information flow, each illustrated with realistic examples and practices. By helping a wider audience understand these different approaches, we can ensure implementation choices are informed by practice, rather than by default, or without...

Towards a Collections Model for Preservation Planning at the British Library

Michael Day & Maureen Pennock
The development of a framework for preservation planning at the British Library has highlighted the need for a more-structured understanding of its digital collections, in particular with regard to identifying the specific sets of objects that would be the focus of preservation plans. Work has recently commenced on developing a model of the Library’s collections to support this.

Shared Research Repository Service and competency framework for cultural heritage professionals

Jenny Basford & Ilkay Holt
This presentation covers an overview of the British Library’s Shared Research Repository Service to make GLAM research discoverable and a proposed training programme for GLAM professionals to manage repository services as a result of a recent scoping report conducted by the British Library. British Library’s Shared Research Repository Service features content from partner cultural heritage organisations and increases the visibility of heritage research outputs. Each partner can have their own institutional identity, manage their content...

Valuing the breadth and depth of skills in the research library

Claire Knowles
Libraries are centres of technical and specialist expertise, the skills their staff can contribute to the wider organisation and as partners in research have been overlooked. This talk follows on from the RLUK-AHRC event The Technician Commitment and the role of research and academic libraries as centres of technical and specialist expertise, held on 27 April 2022, to continue the rallying cry for librarians to be recognised for their skills both by their institutions, sectors,...

“Forever or 5 years”: Sustainability planning for Digital Research Infrastructure for Arts and Humanities

Anna Maria Sichani
This short presentation will focus on the requirements for sustainability planning for Digital Research Infrastructure for Arts and Humanities, and more specifically for the federated repositories & data services’ ecosystem as part of the AHRC programme “Infrastructure for Digital Innovation and Curation in Arts and Humanities” (iDAH). From technical choices, systems’ architecture and security, to governance structures, impact and community engagement mechanisms, I will discuss a set of considerations on how to enhance our digital...

Climate change approach at the British Library

Maja Maricevic
Maja outlines the initiatives the British Library is taking to reach Net Zero including infrastructure issues to reduce emissions. Collection initiatives include the UK Web Archive curated Collection on Climate Change, Voices of Science, Contemporary Science Collections Guide on Climate Change and highlighting the use of nineteenth century maps to show changes in land use. Engagement activities such as the Blue Peter Our Planet Now competition, the Natural Word event series and a series of...

Climate justice at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Lorna Mitchell
Founded in 1670, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh delivers world-leading plant science, conservation and education programmes. The Garden’s mission is to ‘Explore, Conserve and Explain the World of Plants for a Better Future’ and the new five year strategy, ’Responding to the Biodiversity Crisis and Climate Emergency’, was launched in June 2021. In her talk Lorna Mitchell, Head of Library Services at the RBGE, will provide an overview of the RBGE Collections and explore the...

Registration Year

  • 2022

Resource Types

  • Conference Paper