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My Leicestershire Digital Archive: the Leicestershire Industrial History Society perspective

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A presentation by Keith Drury of the Leicestershire Industrial History Society at the My Leicestershire Digital Archive end of project workshop, 31 March 2011

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My Leicestershire Digital Archive: the Leicestershire Industrial History Society perspective

  1. 1. The LIHS Perspective <ul><li>My Leicestershire Digital Archive Wrap up Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>31 March 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>experiences with MLDA </li></ul><ul><li>Keith Drury </li></ul><ul><li>Leicestershire Industrial History Society </li></ul>
  2. 2. Content <ul><li>LIHS’s route to participation in MLDA </li></ul><ul><li>deciding material to submit; digitisation </li></ul><ul><li>work with MLDA Project Team </li></ul><ul><li>future </li></ul>
  3. 3. participation in MLDA <ul><li>“ The University’s got some money ….” </li></ul><ul><li>LIHS digitisation involving KD and WF </li></ul><ul><li>meeting with Project </li></ul><ul><li>training </li></ul><ul><li>inputting material </li></ul><ul><li>KD to Steering Group </li></ul><ul><li>participate in User Testing </li></ul>
  4. 4. deciding material to submit; digitisation
  5. 5. deciding material to submit; digitisation <ul><li>text & image publications </li></ul><ul><li>- Newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>- Bulletins </li></ul>
  6. 6. deciding material to submit; digitisation
  7. 7. deciding material to submit; digitisation <ul><li>text & image publications </li></ul><ul><li>- Newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>- Bulletins </li></ul><ul><li>image archive </li></ul>
  8. 8. deciding material to submit; digitisation
  9. 9. deciding material to submit; digitisation <ul><li>text & image publications </li></ul><ul><li>- Newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>- Bulletins </li></ul><ul><li>image archive </li></ul><ul><li>film archive </li></ul>
  10. 10. Work with MLDA Project <ul><li>introduction; training for inputting </li></ul><ul><li>permissions </li></ul><ul><li>submitting material </li></ul><ul><li>MLDA website </li></ul>
  11. 11. future (after enforced care & maintenance phase) <ul><li>users </li></ul><ul><ul><li>get more </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>seek feedback; find out just WHAT needs/interests are. This will show just what objects & metadata to describe them, are most useful </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ethnic community interest?? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>more LIHS input? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>material is there </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>but effort to input it isn’t (at present) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>more justification (from user feedback?) would help </li></ul></ul><ul><li>if more non-Uni inputting intended, need full help system </li></ul>
  12. 12. The LIHS Perspective <ul><li>My Leicestershire Digital Archive Wrap up Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>31 March 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>experiences with MLDA </li></ul><ul><li>Leicestershire Industrial History Society </li></ul>

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