The Developer Community Supporting Innovation project (DevCSI – for short – http://devcsi.ukoln.ac.uk), a community and capacity building project which engages developers working particularly (though not exclusively) in the education sector, invite you to attend the DevCSI Developer Days – Dev8D 2011 on Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th February, 2011, in London, UK.
Major UK event for software developers in education, 16-17 February 2011, London – registration open
This free one-day conference focuses on some of the key strategic issues faced by content creators and publishers today and which were addressed by the JISC eContent programme 2009-2011, http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/digitisation/econtent.aspx, in particular: the need for institutions to develop the necessary skills and strategies to embed digitisation within institutional strategies and practices as well as devise [...]
We previewed the British Library’s Growing Knowledge – The Evolution of Research exhibition a few months ago in the last edition of Digital Content Quarterly magazine, along with an interview with its researcher-in-residence Aleks Krotoski (catch up with it here). The exhibition has now launched and looks fantastic. There are lots of tools to try [...]
The Strategic Content Alliance in partnership with JISC Netskills have been holding a series of workshops (with more planned in the future) on maximising the effectiveness of your online presence, aiming to improve search and discovery of online resources. These two-day workshops have tackled search engine optimisation (SEO) and related issues. They have also allowed [...]
The Strategic Content Alliance and JISC NetSkills are holding a number of FREE two-day workshops on maximising the effectiveness of your online presence. They will take place over the next two months in Belfast, Glasgow, Manchester and London. These workshops address the importance issue of search engine optimisation and many related issues. Participants will gain [...]
Topics covered in this workshop will include: The role of IPR and licensing with the context of digital content creation and curation Introduction to the Alliance’s IPR and Licensing Toolkit with group persona/scenario sessions A watching brief of new developments and topical issues which are informing IPR debate and/or policy, including orphan works and the [...]
Business intelligence resulting from ‘user activity data’ could help universities to manage resources more efficiently, budget more effectively, make smarter purchasing decisions, and improve their services. JISC invites you to attend a workshop exploring the potential of this data which is derived from services such as library systems, virtual learning environments and student registries.
This FREE workshop from the Strategic Content Alliance introduces simple and inexpensive Audience Analysis techniques. It aims to improve your knowledge and understanding about how to measure and demonstrate the impact of your collection or website beyond a simple numeric value ie number of hits. The workshop offers delegates the opportunity to get the most [...]
The Higher Education Academy and JISC would like to invite you to the Open Education Showcase: UK Perspectives on Open Educational Resources. This free one day event will showcase how the UK is supporting innovative learning, teaching and assessment by enabling universities and colleges to share educational materials freely online. The day will bring together [...]
Liam Wyatt is Vice President of Wikimedia Australia and a historian. He has recently been appointed as the first “volunteer Wikipedian in residence” at the British Museum – the first residency of its kind anywhere in the world. His principle task there will be to build a relationship between the Museum and the Wikipedian community [...]