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[Video] Digitisation Grant 2017 winners announced!


  After 49 days since launch and 110 applications later, today we announced the winners of the TWA Digitisation Grant 2017! You can watch the live video announcement of the winners above. Massive congratulations to our two deserving winners! You can read more about the two winning projects and institutions […]

VIDEO: “The Full English” – Digitising the English Folk Dance & Song Society archives

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In our latest video interview Malcolm Taylor OBE, former Library Director of the English Folk Dance & Song Society (EFDSS), talks about “The Full English” digital preservation project. The HLF-funded project aimed to create the largest digital archive of English song, dance and folklore in the world, and TWA was […]

[Video] Digitisation – More than just taking photos

Digitisation at Bodleian Libraries

The fantastic video below produced by the University of Oxford, featuring digitisation staff from the Bodleian Libraries, offers a fascinating insight into the deeper purpose of heritage digitisation and it’s wider context within history as a digital legacy for future generations. Saving the Past: Digitisation at the Bodleian Libraries In the video, James Allan, […]