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Military Heritage Collections survey 2015

We recently conducted a survey of over 100 military museums and heritage collections in the UK, to build a picture of what proportion of military heritage collections have been digitised. We also wanted to explore what motivated military museums and archives that have digitised to do so, what barriers were […]

Guide: Sources of Funding for heritage digitisation projects (updated Sept 2017)

Funding for Digitisation projects

“The most significant barrier to digitisation [is] …lack of funding. Put simply, digitisation cannot happen without significant financial support, usually from an external body.” JISC Digitisation in the UK report, 2005. Even though the quote above is from a research report produced by JISC over nine years ago, lack of […]