Programme now available for IFLA RBSCS Mid-term conference!
The programme for the IFLA Rare Books & Special Collections section mid-term conference has now been published! You can view it below or download it here.
Libraries in the sky
large-scale collaboration strategies and infrastructures to enhance the use of digital heritage collections
National Library of Norway (Oslo), 12 April 2018
09:00: Coffee, welcome and opening:
- Hege Stensrud Høsøien, National Library of Norway
- Helen Vincent, Chair of IFLA RBSC section
09:30-10:30 Digital Discovery of Cultural Heritage Treasures
- V. Zupan: Legacy Treasure of the “Svetozar Markovic” university library in Belgrade: Experience from a Digital Environment
- P. Granholm: Manuscripta – a Digital Catalogue of Manuscripts in Sweden
10:30-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-12:00 Large-scale collection development, discovery and access
- E. MacGlone: Development of a UK sports collection for the UK Legal Deposit Web Archive
- J. Simmons: Global Discovery of Special Collections and Archives via the SNAC
- A. Baillot, F. Vignale: Exploring the cultural heritage of reading: the READ-IT project
13:00-14:30 Improving access through technology: user experience and IIIF
- A. Angeletaki: Archives and libraries brought into the 21st century through the use of technology. Lessons learned and challenges to reflect upon.
- M. Mcgrattan: Digirati: cloud-based infrastructure and services for digital content delivery and content enrichment, centred around the use of IIIF and other open APIs
- S. Brumfield, J. Howard: Round Trip to Paradise: using IIIF to connect disparate library systems
14:30-14:45 Coffee break
14:45-15:15 Sharing and using collections digitally
- R. Mouren: The ReACH Project: Promoting universally the Reproduction, storage and sharing of works of Art and Cultural Heritage through digital technologies
- R. Di Cresce, A. Bolintineanu: Using IIIF to Teach Rare Books, Special Collections and Digital Humanities
15:15-16:15 Open session for comments and conclusion, chaired by H. Vincent
Registration is free for this conference, however advanced booking is essential. Please email Nina Korbu (National Library of Norway) to book your place.