Reaching your audience digitally: Second webinar series

Following the success of webinars we ran toward the end of April under the theme of “Reaching your Audience Digitally”, we have decided to extend the series and will be running the following webinars: Preparing your material for upload to your digital archive – arrangement, standards and toolsDavid Larsen and Bandile Sizani Tuesday, May 26, 10 … Read More

Reaching your audience digitally: why a digital archive can make all the difference

A digital archive is not just a nice to have, an activity we should do simply for posterity’s sake without any real impact on the execution of the core vision and mission of an organization. Yet that is what it will always be for the decision makers in your organization unless you can ensure that … Read More

Michaelhouse Taking their Digital Archive to New Heights

Michaelhouse’s innovative Archivist, Robyn Gruijters, showcased how she uses her digital archive and the benefit it has had for the wider Michaelhouse community. She was speaking at a conference at the ICC in Durban hosted by the KwaZulu-Natal Archives and Records service. If you can put up with the partially hand held recording I did … Read More

Why Build a Digital Archive Anyway?

Why build a digital archive? That is a very good question, particularly since building a digital archive involves a lot of effort and considerable expense. For memory institutions (archives, museums and libraries) the need to build a digital archive is compelling. As the European Union funded DigiCULT Report (p.90) stated, in the new information economy … Read More