The first of several quick posts from this year's excellent DCDC conference in Salford. Digital impact expert Simon Tanner asked an interesting question in his Keynote talk. If we compare archives services to wine, the wine equals the collections, the glass the infrastructure of building and staff, and the drinking is access to the collections … Continue reading Wine? Glass? DRINK?
Here's a nice Christmas present from the British Library's Preservation Advisory Centre and my Research Libraries UK colleagues: a new online resource introducing collections care. I haven't been through it yet in detail but it looks promising. I've found the BLPAC's leaflets incredibly useful over the years (as I mention in the Handbook) and it's … Continue reading Care for Collections – Online