Category Archives: Collaborative content

Licensing Data as Open Data

One of the findings that has emerged clearly from the JISC UK OER Programme and from theUK JISC Discovery work is that for a healthy content ecosystem, information about the content needs to be available to many different systems, services and users. Appropriately licensing the metadata and feeds is crucial to downstream discovery and use. The JISC OER IPR Support … Read more

Video event report: Building Digital Capacity Seminar: Creative use of archives

As part of the BBC Academy and Arts Council England joint Building Digital Capacity programme, the SCA was very pleased to participate in its creative use of archive workshop. It focused on how to share existing archive content with an audience on a digital platform and explored new ways of engaging audiences with archive content. … Read more

Strategic Content Alliance Funding Opportunities 2011/12

The Strategic Content Alliance is pleased to announce funding opportunites in the following areas: JISC ITT Strategic Content Alliance: Digital Content Sustainability Syllabus Development The JISC, on behalf of the Strategic Content Alliance (SCA) invites tenders to create a syllabus of open digital resources and related training courses. This syllabus is intended to foster the … Read more

News: Introducing Chronicle – BBC Northern Ireland’s television news from the 60s and 70s

The audio-visual archives of the BBC contain a wealth of material gathered since it was founded in the 1920’s but it remains largely inaccessible, held on film or videotape and indexed to serve the needs of programme-makers within the BBC. Chronicle is a new project that explores how material from the BBC’s extensive archive of … Read more