Browsing All posts tagged under »heritage«

Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference

November 14, 2013


Last Saturday I was at Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference. As I usually try to do, I video recorded and edited in the slides of the talks. Thank you to Cara for inviting me along to do that.There are all listed below. If you did not get a chance to attend there were some very good […]

What Might Be Cut in English Heritages’ £121m Loss of Funding

June 27, 2013


Yesterday it was announced that English Heritage was getting the ax and the government was cutting all funding. This was put with a slightly nicer spin of look at the good bye money we are sending. The press release is pretty bad but it does state that, ‘Under current plans, the new charity will be […]

Journal Access and Continual Professional Development

March 6, 2013


A project I have been working on for the last couple of months just went live an hour ago, it’s one of the reasons my posting here as been so erratic. I have been working on creating a service to provide continual professional development and it even comes with access to research journals. Over the […]

Can we share? — current status for sharing heritage data online!

February 24, 2013


#CAAUK excellent presentation about sharing data: Henriette Roued-Cunliffe (Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich) I was inspired by the call for papers asking for practical uses of data sharing which show how researchers are actually using large collections of data to move archaeological knowledge forward. In 2007 I researched data interoperability for my MSc dissertation under the […]

ADSeasy: Developing a system for data deposition

February 24, 2013


Next video from CAAUK Michael Charno (Archaeology Data Service) Funded by JISC, the SWORD-ARM project enhances the ADS’s ingest process through the creation of the ADSeasy system which streamlines data management, contributes to the creation of more efficient workflows, and allows for more effective project and archive management. Through ADSeasy depositors can more effectively create […]

Cloud computing and Cultural Heritage IT

February 24, 2013


Another great presentation from CAAUK: Stephen Stead (Southampton University and Paveprime Ltd) Cloud computing has become the common term used by many manufacturers to describe their products and services. Everything is now “Cloud” or “Cloud ready” but what exactly does this mean and what are the implications to cultural heritage computing? Many organisations are looking […]

Digipubarch Conference Video- A case study in social media, new audiences and local museums – Wiltshire Heritage Museum

November 10, 2012


For those involved in Museums an excellent discussion of social media and museums for the Digital Engagement in Archaeology: From the Digital Engagement in Archaeology Conference- Abstract: A case study in social media, new audiences and local museums — Wiltshire Heritage Museum As a small museum, with few resources, social media is a great […]

Fighting the Right Fight

September 21, 2011


A post from Heritage Journal talked about the impact of wind turbines on the Raith Stone Circle- The stone circle, which is mostly destroyed is not impacted directly but it is the visibility or landscape significance to the circle which will be ultimately compromised by the wind turbines. The emphases is my own. I have a […]