Bringing the Archive Home: Practical Digitisation Skills Workshop

This one day event  took place on Wednesday  24th April 2013 in the Dr Seng Tee Lee Centre for Manuscript and  Book Studies in Senate House Library. It was an ISA event in collaboration with  the Warburg Institute and the British Library.

Speakers   included:

Ian Jones,  Photographer and Coordinator of Visual Resources, Warburg Institute;

David Jackson,  Digitisation Officer, Senate House Libraries, School of Advanced Study;

Dr.  Aquiles Alencar-Brayner, Digital Curator, British Library;

Dr. Gabriela Ramos,  Department of History, Cambridge;

Professor Linda  Newson, Institute for the Study of the Americas.  

This hands-on workshop was designed to train scholars in the practical elements of archival  research, with a particular emphasis upon capturing digital images of archival  material in order to use them away from the archive at a later date.

The event programme can be viewed here

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