Tag Archives: digital preservation

British Library’s Social Welfare Portal launched

I was very pleased to be invited to the soft launch of the British Library’s new Social Welfare Portal. Apart from being a very nice occasion, it was great to see a demo of the portal. It’s taken a lot … Continue reading

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Responses to ‘The Hargreaves Review’ now available

The Intellectual Property Office recently published a summary of responses from interested parties to the Government’s Review of Intellectual Property and Growth (the “Hargreaves Review“). Respondents included representative bodies, private companies, independent media professionals, the legal profession and other interested individuals. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday DERA!

DERA (the Digital Education Resource Archive) is one year old this month. At the time of my first blog post on DERA, on 28th February 2011 we were very proud that we had managed to get over 1000 full text … Continue reading

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The value of our digital preservation projects to the wider community

The library’s two ongoing projects looking at digital preservation are just two  of nine that are feeding into a larger JISC funded project – Sustainable PReservation Using Community Engagement (SPRUCE). Launched at the beginning of the year and running for … Continue reading

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Library awarded JISC funding: Preserving Official Publications in Education (POPE)

Great news! The library has been awarded JISC funding under Strand B2 of the Digital Infrastructure Portfolio call. It is for a four month project to preserve UK education Official Publications which are currently linked to via the library catalogue … Continue reading

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