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Technical Advisory Service
2001 - 2004 archive
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Programme Manual Table of Contents

Section 1: Managing Resources

Project Management

Human Resources

Section 2: Technical Aspects of Managing Digitisation Projects

nof-digitise Technical Standards and Guidelines

What is meant by a migration strategy?

What is metadata?

Digital Preservation

Procurement and tendering for nof-digi projects

Creating Online Learning Materials

Content Management Systems

The Digitisation Process

Geographical Information Systems

This link will take you to the Arts and Humanities Data Service's Guide to Good Practice on Geographical Information Systems. It gives an overview of the various spatial data types and offers advice on structuring, organising, maintaining and documenting GIS data, as well as providng useful bibliographic information.

Metadata Sharing and XML

An Introduction to Collection-Level Description

Guidelines for Setting Up NOF-digitise Web Sites

Useful links:

  • TASI: the Technical Advisory Service for Images
  • AHDS: facilitating in the discovery, creation and preservation of digital collections in all areas of the arts and humanities
  • HEDS: providing advice, consultancy, and a complete production service for digitisation and digital library development
  • The Yale Style Guide: a really useful site for those starting out in Web design
  • MAAS: a national service acquiring moving pictures and sound for delivery online to the UK HE and FE communities
  • Interactive Advertising Bureau: Helping build the online advertising market

Section 3: Evaluation, Dissemination and Sustainability

Evaluation and impact assessment for NOF digitise projects

Workshop Materials

PR and Marketing for NOF Digitisation Project Web Sites

Income generation and sustainability

Section 4: Case Studies

DCMS/ Resource IT Challenge Fund projects

DCMS/ Resource IT Challenge Fund summative evaluation project

(Additional sections will be added throughout the duration of the Programme)


UKOLN is funded by MLA, the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council, the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) of the Higher and Further Education Funding Councils, as well as by project funding from the JISC and the European Union. UKOLN also receives support from the University of Bath where it is based.

T A S : 2 0 0 1 - 2 0 0 4 : A R C H I V E
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