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Open consultation on FAIR data in the humanities until 15th July 2019

Added on 30 May 2019

In an effort to support Open Science practices in the humanities, the ALLEA E-Humanities Working Group has drafted recommendations for humanities researchers working with data, and launched an open consultation. The working group is seeking contributions from researchers and practitioners working in disciplines within the humanities, as well as policy makers and representatives of public and private organisations working in the field. The purpose of the open consultation is to gather broad feedback from active humanities researchers, in order to best tailor FAIR recommendations to the humanities.

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Vacancy for Audiovisual Digitisation Officer at the University of Bristol

9 June 2019

Bristol

£26,243 p/a (plus annual increment)

Fixed Term

Please provide your feedback on the Future of iPres: deadline extended until June 18th

Added on 30 May 2019

The iPres Working Group appreciates the feedback received so far on the Future of iPres – it’s invaluable!

More feedback would be beneficial and we’ve heard from some responders that more time would be helpful so as promised we are going to extend the deadline. Please take some time to share whatever feedback you have by June 18th.

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BT joins the Digital Preservation Coalition as Associate Member

Added on 30 May 2019

The DPC is delighted to announce that communications services provider BT has joined the Coalition as an Associate Member this month.

Preserving the history of BT and its predecessors, BT Heritage & Archives is the custodian of the Group’s corporate memory – both physical and digital. The Archive, which is recognised by UNESCO and Arts Council England as being of international importance, showcases Britain’s role in the development of telecommunications and the impact of the technology on society. Part of the digital collection includes digitised material available online - an extraordinary array of documents, images, plans, photographs and correspondence. There are also key digital records created by the company more recently that will enter the collection. These records chart innovations from the company’s recent past to today, such as the launch of the 5G network this year.

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