Hopkin digitising the first world war (dh seminar, june 2014)

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Hopkin digitising the first world war (dh seminar, june 2014)

  1. 1. Digitising the First World War Opportunities and challenges Deian Hopkin Digital History Seminar, IHR, 3 June 2014
  2. 2. Activity and type
  3. 3. Common themes and definitions • “Contribute your own family history” - Europeana • “Piece together the life stories….” - Imperial War Museum “ How war affected people…” - The British Library • “Every item originates from or relates to someone’s experience” - Oxford Poetry Digital Archive • “Watch Anthony’s story and see how our collections can become part of Wales’ digital heritage” - People’s Collection, Wales.
  4. 4. Some technical issues
  5. 5. Marjorie Turton – Nurse 1914
  6. 6. Accessibility and utility
  7. 7. Select digital resources • http://www.iwm.org.uk/centenary • http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ • http://www.cwgc.org/ • http://www.peoplescollectionwales.co.uk/ • http://www.walesremembers.org/ • http://cymru1914.org/en

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