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Introduction to archival selection and narrative in digital collections

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Before you commence your glorious heritage digitisation project, you must select the items and collections you wish to digitise. Often this is no simple decision as a number of competing factors come into play; the condition of the materials, available time and human resources, equipment, and of course budget are […]

Is the archives sector finally securing its rightful place in our digital future?

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The Minister of State for Digital and Culture, Matt Hancock, had a busy March – with the launches of both the UK Digital Strategy and the new Archives Unlocked strategic vision. The UK Digital Strategy sets out the government’s ambition for the UK to be a “world-leading digital economy that […]