Digitising archives and collections
Thursday 19th November 2020, 10am to 12:30pm, taking place over Zoom
Led by Dr Sarah Evans (RGS-IBG) and Simon Bell (Wiley).
Many organisations are involved in, or planning to be involved in, significant programmes of digitisation of collections and archives. This session will give a ‘behind the scenes’ view of such an initiative at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) (RGS-IBG) – from developing a business case, through project planning, all that is involved in digitisation and conservation, through to the launch of a new platform and resources, to developing new approaches to research, teaching and learning, and opportunities of engagement with new audiences.
The digitisation project at the RGS-IBG is part of the Wiley Digital Archives initiative (https://www.wileydigitalarchives.com/)