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We are delighted to announce that the theme for the 2022 CONUL Annual Conference is Library.Now – Welcome to the future! The Conference will take place at the Limerick Strand Hotel on the 25th & 26th May 2022. Libraries have been innovating and evolving towards a new future over the last decade, and the last...
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One of Ireland’s largest library conferences takes place, online, on November 2nd and 3rd this year. It is a joint conference between the LAI and CILIP Ireland and the provisional programme can be viewed on the conference website http://conference.libraryassociation.ie/ The conference theme is Libraries: A World of Possibilities. Day 2 features a panel discussion on...
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Today’s guest post is from Tracee Haupt, a Digital Collection Specialist in the Digital Content Management section at the Library of Congress. On the twentieth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, I asked four individuals who were part of the creation of the September 11, 2001 Web Archive to reflect on their experience documenting...
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The Special Collections and Archives Department has been awarded significant funding to digitise the Shannon Development photographic archive. UL’s Special Collections has been awarded around €125,000 (£107,365) in funding from the Wellcome Trust to catalogue, conserve, digitise and increase accessibility to the key photographic archive, which boasts around 25,000–36,000 original photographic negatives. The funding is...
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This is the second in a series of updates from the Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiative (FADGI) Audio-Visual working group. See That’s Our Cue! Updates for the FADGI Embedded Metadata Guidelines and BWF MetaEdit for the Cue Chunk in Broadcast Wave Files for the first installment. This post is co-authored by Kate Murray, Digital Projects...
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