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/)

Please click here to book a place. Bookings will close on Thursday 12th November 2020.

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