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Collecting Covid-19: an RLUK report on contemporary collecting

In the past few months, Covid-19 has been a disruptive force impacting societies and their economies globally. The crisis has undoubtedly affected higher education and cultural heritage institutions which, within a short timeframe, had to close their physical buildings and operate mostly in the digital environment. However, [...]

2020-06-24T15:31:03+01:00June 24th, 2020|RLUK news, SCP|Comments Off on Collecting Covid-19: an RLUK report on contemporary collecting

The value of digital collections and resources in the era of Covid-19

Despite the challenges imposed by the Covid-19 crisis which, amongst other things, has led to the physical lockdowns of many cultural organisations across the globe [1], libraries, archives, museums and arts organisations are striving to continue engaging with and supporting their communities. Digitised and born-digital collections [...]

2020-06-30T22:57:21+01:00April 15th, 2020|covid articles, RLUK Blog, SCP|Comments Off on The value of digital collections and resources in the era of Covid-19

Digital shift provocation: The research library in 2025

‘Navigating the digital shift: practices and possibilities’ was the theme of DCDC19 which took place on 12-14 November 2019 at the Birmingham Conference and Events Centre (BCEC), Birmingham. Part of the goal of the conference was not only to explore the huge impact of the digital shift [...]

2019-12-13T13:19:25+00:00December 13th, 2019|RLUK Blog, SCP|Comments Off on Digital shift provocation: The research library in 2025