What you said about Heritage Digital Campus last year

The Heritage Digital Campus was held at the University of Fort Hare, Alice, Eastern Cape in 2012. In spite of its remote location many heritage professionals made the trek coming from as far afield as Pretoria. This video gives some insight into the experience of participants. Registration for Heritage Digital Campus 2013 closes on Tuesday … Read More

Heritage Digital Campus 2013 Registration Now Open

I am delighted to announce that registration for the Heritage DIgital Campus is now open. I am thrilled with how things have come together on a number of levels. Firstly the team we have gathered includes some leading authorites in digital archiving from South Africa and around the World. Sarah Saunders from the UK sits … Read More

Invitation to Heritage Digital Campus in the Eastern Cape in March

DIGITISATION TRAINING FOR HERITAGE PRACTITIONERS – SIGN UP BY MARCH 5, 2012 I am thrilled to be able to invite you once again to our Heritage Digital Campus which we have run successfully in different parts of South Africa since 2005. This year it is the turn of the Eastern Cape. Digitisation of collections is … Read More

Creative Commons Lawyers to Input Heritage Digital Campus

Above: The Creative Commons logo is, for many, a symbol of a new way of dealing with copyright more applicable to the information era. It certainly holds out promise for museums, archives and other public repositories that hold collections in trust for the public good. Copyright and Creative Commons I am delighted that distinguished copyright … Read More

Launch of Africa Media Online's Heritage Digital Campus

Above: Michael Barns cares for the 2-3 million images in the holdings of the Smithsonian Photographic Services which are kept in cold storage in one of the Smithsonian buildings in Washington DC. It was a privilege interacting with him and his Director, Carl Hansen during a trip to the US in October last year. I … Read More