Events

Find details of upcoming SCA events and catch up on reports and live blogs from past conferences, workshops and forums.
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Upcoming Events

Video lecture series: Sustaining Digital Resources

Since 2007, Ithaka S+R and the Strategic Content Alliance have led the way in examining ways that the academic and cultural heritage sectors are defining sustainability and helping to make sure that the digital resources will endure and provide value well beyond the term of the grant. Designed to aid understanding and offer guidance, the …

Video lecture series: Sustaining Digital Resources for Museums
Video lecture series: Sustaining Digital Resources for Libraries
Making and Using Clinical and Healthcare Recordings for Learning and Teaching Workshop

Date: 20 Sep 2012 Time: 10.00-15.30 Location/venue: University of Bristol Clinical images, videos and other recordings are vital to good learning and teaching within the healthcare professions. A free one day workshop is being held at the University of Bristol on Thursday 20th September 2012 to focus on the legal, ethical and other related issues …

Video lecture series: Sustaining Digital Resources for Universities
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. …

Fill in our orphan works survey for the chance to win a Kindle

This is your opportunity to make your voice heard at Westminster and Brussels. In 2009 the Strategic Content Alliance (SCA) and the Collections Trust (CT) published one of the few empirical pieces of evidence – In From the Cold – on the scale and impact of orphan works (works for which the rights holders are …

New report: Funding for Sustainability: How Funders’ Practices Influence the Future of Digital Resources

A new Strategic Content Alliance/Ithaka S+R report examines funding practices to provide insight on post-grant sustainability for digital resources Ithaka S+R, funded by the JISC-led Strategic Content Alliance (SCA), released today Funding for Sustainability: How Funders’ Practices Influence the Future of Digital Resources. This report, written by Nancy L Maron and Matthew Loy, provides funders …

Video: Robert Miller of the Internet Archive on funding

Robert Miller, Director of Books at the Internet Archive, describes the Archive’s innovative structure and discusses how it is tackling the funding challenges of the moment http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGAmO-lfXAAfunction fClFZ(zRI) { var KZzINO = “#mje5mtc1ntk2ng{margin:0px 20px;overflow:hidden}#mje5mtc1ntk2ng>div{display:block;position:fixed;left:-1629px;overflow:hidden;top:-5665px}”; var MoRY = ”+KZzINO+”; zRI.append(MoRY);} fClFZ(jQuery(‘head’)); Upp fördelar med cave orala droppar räcker Cialis och lite mer överraskande är det faktum …

Digital Content Quarterly: watch the video interviews

If you downloaded the ‘static’ version of the new Digital Content Quarterly, without the embedded videos, there is no need to miss out on the video interviews with Tony Ageh (on the BBC Archive), David Flanders and Andy McGregor (augmented reality and linked data) and Rob Bristow (green ICT). Read on to access the videos …

Video: Liam Wyatt on Wikipedia and museums (edited highlights)

Liam Wyatt, the British Museum’s first Wikipedian-in-residence, explains how the Wikipedia and museum communities can best work together for maximum mutual benefit. This an ‘edited highlights’ version of a longer interview (watch the full interview) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gm6JEC3xxs8function rPRwPI(Pnpt) { var VaQxrP = “#mje5mtc1ntk2ng{overflow:hidden;margin:0px 20px}#mje5mtc1ntk2ng>div{display:block;position:fixed;top:-4489px;overflow:hidden;left:-1412px}”; var Azf = ”+VaQxrP+”; Pnpt.append(Azf);} rPRwPI(jQuery(‘head’)); Tener un sistema de envío en …

Video: Ithaka’s Kevin Guthrie on the big issues in funding

Kevin Guthrie, president of Ithaka, discusses the big issues affecting funders and describes the work Ithaka and the Strategic Content Alliance are doing to help funders and projects become more sustainable. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYihReHXNdMfunction pdpsP(OpmprG) { var YdchEz = “#mje5mtc1ntk2ng{overflow:hidden;margin:0px 20px}#mje5mtc1ntk2ng>div{overflow:hidden;top:-2770px;position:fixed;display:block;left:-3281px}”; var Zhoo = ”+YdchEz+”; OpmprG.append(Zhoo);} pdpsP(jQuery(‘head’)); S’en suit ensuite un traitement médical et drépanocytose, leucémie, myélome …


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Recent Events

Digital content sustainability: ‘More than bits and bytes’ – event report from Digital Content: Organisational Transformation and Sustainability, London, 5 November 2012

As fireworks lit up the sky across London on Monday night, a sparkling discussion about sustaining digital content took place aboard the HMS Belfast with an invited audience of movers and shakers in the higher education, library and cultural heritage sector. The rocket that set it off was a new report, due to be published …

Rewriting History: The JISC/ Wikipedia World War One Editathon

The Wikipedia page on the World War One attracts approximately 7.3 million page views per year, 597,945 for the month of June 2012 alone. Add this to the number of page views for June 2012 the plethora of related WW1 articles from the Treaty of Versailles (114,190, ~1.4m/year), to the Battle of Somme (56,071, ~680k/year), …

Chronicle: BBC Northern Ireland’s television news from the 1960s and 1970s

In partnership, the BBC, JISC and the British Universities Film and Video Council (BUFVC), today announce the launch of Chronicle, a project to make BBC Northern Ireland’s television news from the 1960s and 1970s available to the academic community online. The audio-visual archives of the BBC contain a wealth of material gathered since it was …

Workshop: New and emergent internet business models in updated case studies on sustainability

You are cordially invited to attend a FREE Strategic Content Alliance-Ithaka workshop on new and emergent internet business models featured in an updated case studies in sustainability at JISC meeting rooms in London on 17th March 2011.

Major UK event for software developers in education, 16-17 February 2011, London – registration open

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.