Digital Archiving, Curating the RCAHMS collections

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by Emily Nimmo (RCAHMS).
Presentation given at the DEDICATE final seminar (21st October 2013).

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Digital Archiving, Curating the RCAHMS collections

  1. 1. Digital Archiving DEDICATE Final Seminar 21 October 2013 Emily Nimmo The Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS)
  2. 2. Structure • • • • Introduction to RCAHMS Introduction to RCAHMS’ Di i l A hi I d i Digital Archive Collections Profile Curating Built Environment Data – Current Projects
  3. 3. www.rcahms.gov.uk g http://www.rcahms.gov.uk/
  4. 4. RCAHMS Digital Collections © CFA Archaeology Ltd © Professor James Hunter
  5. 5. RCAHMS Digital Collections •Over 250,000 digital items •24TB of data 24TB f d t •30,000 digital items 30,000 deposited last year •Around 15 000 di iti d A d 15,000 digitised objects a year © RMJM
  6. 6. Growth of data
  7. 7. Types of material in our archive yp Profile of catalogued g data in the Digital Archive
  8. 8. Challenges relating t collection Ch ll l ti to ll ti profile
  9. 9. Parsimonious Preservation Outcomes for small organisations with specialist collections in non standard formats © Flickr user quimby
  10. 10. Documenting 3D Laser Sca ocu e t g 3 ase Scanning g © RCAHMS
  11. 11. 3 ase Scanning 3D Laser Sca g © RCAHMS
  12. 12. © RCAHMS
  13. 13. © RCAHMS
  14. 14. © RCAHMS
  15. 15. Thank you y emily.nimmo@rcahms.gov.uk il i @ h k

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