Category Archives: sharing

A European Journey: The Archives Portal Europe

In January 2013 the Archives Hub became the UK ‘Country Manager’ for the Archives Portal Europe. The Archives Portal Europe (APE) is a European aggregator for archives. The website provides more information about the APE vision: Borders between European countries … Continue reading

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Open Up!

Speaking at the recent World Wide Web (WWW2012) conference in Lyon, Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission, emphasised the benefits of an open Web:  “With a truly open, universal platform, we can deliver choice and competition; innovation and … Continue reading

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Opening up UK archives data (II)

This is the second post relating to the recent UKAD meeting, concentrating on the brainstorming that took place around digital and digitised archives. The driving forces that were identified: Crowd-sourcing – metadata generation Attracts funding Promotes access Open up wealth … Continue reading

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Opening up UK archives data (i)

On 14th April the UK Archives Discovery Network (UKAD) met in Manchester to discuss challenges surrounding the opening up of archival data. We were looking to develop our understanding of the key issues driving or preventing these developments and to … Continue reading

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