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Programme

The conference programme is available to download.

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The videos of the conference were produced by Ben Green, Digitisation Infrastructure Manager, at the University of Manchester Library.

9.30am - 10am

Registration and coffee

10am - 10.15am

Introduction
Lorraine Beard
Head of Information Systems, The University of Manchester Library

 

Session 1 Chaired by Andy Land
E-Library Infrastructure Manager, The University of Manchester Library
 

10.15am - 10.45am

What's on the JISC radar for digital content? (PDF)
Paola Marchionni
Digitisation Programme Manager, JISC

 

"Digital Bites"

10.45am - 11am

Digitisation for research and teaching at The University of Manchester
Carol Burrows and Martin Snelling
Collection and Research Support Manager and E-learning Support Manager, The University of Manchester Library

11am - 11.15am

New directions for digitisation: A strategic approach at The John Rylands University Library
Lorraine Beard
Head of Information Systems, The John Rylands University Library

11.15am - 11.45am

Coffee break

 

11.45am - 12.15pm

Oxford and Google: Beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning? (PDF)
Michael Popham
Head of Oxford Digital Library at Bodleian Library, Oxford University

 

"Digital Bites"

12.15pm - 12.30pm

Heron services supporting digitisation (PDF)
George Pitcher
Technical Manager, Heron Publishing

12.30pm - 12.45p

The Manchester Digital Dante Project (PDF)
Guyda Armstrong
Lecturer in Italian, The University of Manchester

12.45 - 1pm

Panel Q&A session: Chaired by Michael Popham

1pm - 2pm

Lunch - The Hub

 

Session 2 Chaired by Paola Marchionni
Programme Manager, Digitisation, JISC
 

2pm - 3pm

"Digital Bits"

 

Gateway to the Qur'an: Digitising the Qur'an of Kansuh Al-Ghuri (PDF)
Paul Tate and Jamie Robinson
Faculty Team Librarian and Photographer, The University of Manchester Library

 

Digitisation technical infrastructure (PDF)
Andy Land
E-Library Infrastructure Manager, The University of Manchester Library

 

Digital repositories and digital preservation (PDF)
Dave Thompson
Digital Curator, Wellcome Library

 

Active preservation of digital information (PDF)
Adrian Brown
Assistant Clerk of the Record, Parliamentary Archives

 

New skills for old? Digital preservation at JRUL
James Peters
Assistant Archivist, The University of Manchester Library

 

Volunteering with Middle English Manuscripts (PDF)
Mary Begley and Jasmine Sparrow
Postgraduate students, The University of Manchester 

 

JRUL, Blackboard and the Practicalities of Modern University Teaching
Daniel Szechi
Professor of Early Modern History
School of Arts, Histories and Cultures
The University of Manchester

3pm - 3.30pm

Coffee break

 
3.30 - 4pm

Lessons from the coffee shop: Why user experience matters (PDF)
Michael Stocking
Managing Director, Armadillo Systems

4pm - 4.30pm

Panel Q&A session: Chaired by Michael Stocking

4.30 - 4.35pm

Thanks
Simon Bains
Head of Research and Learning Support and Deputy Librarian, The University of Manchester Library