Monthly Archives: January 2013

BBC makes Space for cultural history

BBC makes Space for cultural history   The Digital Public Space is set to give unprecedented access to the nation’s cultural heritage – thanks to a small BBC team It is nine years until the BBC‘s centenary in 2022, the date … Continue reading

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Digitisation software service for universities aims to improve workflow

Digitisation software service for universities aims to improve workflow  Talis has launched a software service designed to help universities and colleges in the UK manage complex digitisation workflows and ensure they are compliant with copyright legislation. With the product – … Continue reading

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The view from CES 2013: 3D is dead as TV gets smart

The view from CES 2013: 3D is dead as TV gets smart  BBC North controller of production Mark Harrison presents his findings from the annual tech fest. CES in Las Vegas always reveals important truths about the evolving relationship between … Continue reading

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Where is our Atlas of Digital Damages?

Where is our Atlas of Digital Damages?  Sometimes we, digital preservation people, have a tough job to explain the surprises we come across. If similar situations would happen in the analogue or physical world, one might doubt our observation qualities. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Digital Preservation Developments of 2012

Top 10 Digital Preservation Developments of 2012 By Bill LeFurgy With 2012 safely behind us, let us praise some of the best things that happened last year in digital preservation. This is something of a tradition for us, as we have … Continue reading

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Digital preservation: questions of format and volume for a digital photography collection

Digital preservation: questions of format and volume for a digital photography collection  Our archives has been offered over 15TB of digital photography, which we are motivated to take. Here are some of the pertinent details: •The files consistently include two … Continue reading

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What Resolution Should I Use? Part Two

What Resolution Should I Use? Part Two  The following is a guest post by Barry Wheeler, Digital Projects Coordinator, Office of Strategic Initiatives In part 1 of this blog series, we saw that manufacturers claimed “resolution” is based on the … Continue reading

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