Monthly Archives: June 2015

Videos from Workshop 1 available on youtube (Exploring Models for Digital Access, 20 May 2015)

You can watch the videos from Workshop 1: Exploring Models for Digital Access, of the Scottish Network on Digital Cultural Resources Evaluation that was organised in Glasgow on 20 May 2015 by following the links below.

1.00-1.15 pm Welcome and Introduction to the Network by Dr Maria Economou, HATII and The Hunterian, University of Glasgow

1.15-3.15 pm Presentations, followed by brief Q&A sessions, about three past models for digital access used by cultural organisations in Scotland

1.15-2.00 pm  Revealing Hidden Collections, University Museums in Scotland (UMIS)  

Amy Dale (Curator, The Migration Museum & Adjunct Lecturer, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia ​

Previously Digital Communications Development Manager,  MGS & ​Collections Curator, University of St Andrews​) sent comments about her experience working on the project)

–  Mungo Campbell, Deputy Director, The Hunterian (interview by Maria Economou)

– Matthew Jarron, Curator, University of Dundee Museum Collections [part 1, part 2]

2.00-2.45 pm Collections Navigator, Glasgow Museums 

– Dr William Kilbride, Executive Director, Digital Preservation Coalition & Honorary Research Fellow at HATII, University of Glasgow

– Dr Martin Bellamy, Head of Research, Glasgow Life

[part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5]

2.45-3.15 pm Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network (SCRAN)

– Dr Graham Turnbull, Head of Enterprises, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS)

[part 1, part 2]

3.15-4.00 pm Small group discussion on the following questions:

  1. What kind of experience have you had with digital cultural resources (their creation, curation and use) and the evaluation of their impact and use? Please discuss advantages/things gained from the process, as well as problems and issues that arose.
  1. What are the gaps in the evaluation of digital cultural resources? What would you like to know more about this area? What kind of issues should be discussed in future events of the network (setting the agenda)? What type of workshops/events would you find most useful?

[Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4]