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

Home Straight for ANC Archives Digitization Project

By the end of March 2018 the 14-member Africa Media Online team resident in Alice, Eastern Cape and working in the National Heritage and Cultural Studies Centre (NAHECS) at the University of Fort Hare, had complete the digital capture of all the material assigned to them in the current phases of the ANC Archives digitisation … Read More

Steps to Build a Digital Archive: Scoping

Having dealt with why it is going to become critical for organisations and institutions to build a digital archive the next question is, okay, how do we go about it? The first step in building a digital archive is  Scoping.(1) My experience is that when most people think about digitisation they think about pressing a button … Read More

74th SAMA National Conference, 27 to 29 September 2010

Above: Participants at the 74th South African Museums Association (SAMA) National Conference held from 27 to 29 September 2010. PHOTO: David Larsen Participants from all over South Africa gathered in Durban this week for the 74th South African Museum’s Association conference held at the Riverside Hotel in Durban North. The conference theme was Museums in … Read More