Tag Archives: resource discovery

Archives Wales Catalogues Online: Working with the Archives Hub

Stacy Capner reflects on her first six months as Project Officer for the Archives Wales Catalogues Online project, a collaboration between the Archives and Records Council Wales and the Archives Hub to increase the discoverability of Welsh archives. For a … Continue reading

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Making your digital collections easier to discover – Jisc workshops in November

Jisc is offering two one-day workshops to help you increase the reach of your digital collections, optimise them for discovery and evaluate their impact. ‘Exploiting digital collections in learning, teaching and research’ will be held on Tuesday 15 November. ‘Making … Continue reading

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Engineering and innovation during the First World War

Archives Hub feature for October 2014 The centenary of the First World War is rightly being commemorated by a wide range of people and organisations. At the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, we have been investigating how the war sparked a … Continue reading

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Kettle’s Yard Archive

Archives Hub feature for September 2014 Kettle’s Yard – A Way of Life Kettle’s Yard is a unique and special place.  It is so much more than a house, a museum or a gallery, and it invariably leaves a lasting … Continue reading

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A Spring in Your Step

Archives Hub feature for May 2014 The Archives Hub contains a range of material linked with dance – dancers, choreographers and teachers, schools and companies, ballet, contemporary and other styles of dance. This feature highlights some of these collections. Dancers … Continue reading

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Be my Valentine

Archives Hub Feature for February 2014 The Archives Hub contains a host of romantic material linked with St Valentine’s Day, including love letters, cards and poetry. This feature picks out some of these, together with less directly connected descriptions! Hearts … Continue reading

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Sentimental Journey: a focus on travel in the archives

Archives Hub Feature for August 2013 The season of summer often brings hopes and plans for holidays and this month we’re looking at the wider theme of travel. The collections featured in the Archives Hub shed light on multiple aspects … Continue reading

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A Web of Possibilities

“Will you browse around my website”, said the spider to the fly, ‘Tis the most attractive website that you ever did spy” All of us want to provide attractive websites for our users. Of course, we’d like to think its … Continue reading

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Arrive in Wonder, Leave in Wisdom!

Roll Up Roll Up for Open Cuture! I arrived at the Open Culture conference just in time to grab a cup of tea and dash along to hear Malcolm Howitt’s talk on Axiell. He focussed on Axiell Arena, software, a … Continue reading

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The long tail of archives

For many of us, the importance of measuring use and impact are coming more to the fore. Funders are often keen for indications of the ‘value’ of archives and typically look for charts and graphs that can provide some kind … Continue reading

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