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Approaches to  digitisation :  The benefits of digitising material Richard Davies   The British Library 09/02/11 RLUK /  B...
Overview <ul><ul><li>Access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scholarship  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul></u...
Beowulf 1994
Newspapers  2007+
 
http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit
 
 
http://www.jisc-content.ac.uk/
 
 
 
 
 
Thank you. e  [email_address] t  +44 (0) 20 7412 7182 01101101010101011001110100110110101010101100111010011011010101010110...
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  • JISC Inform 29 Winter 2010 – page 16 http://www.jisc.ac.uk/publications/jiscinform/2010/inform29.aspx 23 JISC Digitisation Projects (Phase 1-2) http://web.me.com/xcia0069/uk-digitisation.html
  • Newspapers 2007+ THE TEMPLE OF PEACE: MR. GLADSTONE IN HIS STUDY AT HAWARDEN The Graphic  (London, England), Thursday, May 19, 1898; Issue Special. Category: News
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  • Author Owen, Wilfred (1893-1918) Title Happiness Notes Begun at Abbeville in February 1917, revised at Craiglockhart in late June-August 1917. This is no. 85 in ed. &apos;The Complete Poems and Fragments&apos;.
  • Title Men of the Lancashire Fusiliers on the Western Front, near Messines, Belgium, c. 1917 Notes Frying bacon on a brasier in a reserve trench. Opposite Messines, near Ploegsteert Wood, Belgium IWM
  • Diary kept by Jim Cross, No. 62966, Royal Engineers, promoted corporal in February 1916. Also detailed is his illness after an inoculation in May, and throughout the year trying to stay in contact with his wife. No diary survives for 1917 “ Cross&apos; jacket was stolen with the diary in a special pocket. Part of a large collection relating to Jim Cross, Broadway, Worcestershire. Before the First World War he was a postman in Hereford, joining the army as a ˜sapper&apos; (service number 62966) in the Royal Engineer (Signals) in January 1915. The collection includes artefacts from Serjeant James Cross&apos; service as a despatch rider, and his memoirs “ dictated in his 90s in the 1980s-90s to his second wife, Jill. The memoirs are based on Jim&apos;s diaries from 1915, 1917 and 1918. Sjt. Cross served overseas in the 38th (Welsh) Division Signalling Company, and was later attached to Headquaters, Royal Artillery, 63rd (Royal Naval)
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    1. 1. Approaches to digitisation : The benefits of digitising material Richard Davies The British Library 09/02/11 RLUK / BL Preservation Advisory Centre
    2. 2. Overview <ul><ul><li>Access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scholarship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preservation </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Beowulf 1994
    4. 4. Newspapers 2007+
    5. 6. http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit
    6. 9. http://www.jisc-content.ac.uk/
    7. 15. Thank you. e [email_address] t +44 (0) 20 7412 7182 01101101010101011001110100110110101010101100111010011011010101010110011101001101101010101011001110100110110101010101100111010110 www.bl.uk/digital
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