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Technical Advisory Service
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EnrichUK: gateway to the NOF digitisation programme

The Technical Advisory Service, run by UKOLN and AHDS, provides technical support and advice across the New Opportunities Fund 50 million pound Digitisation programme.

Technical Standards:

All projects must comply with the technical standards for the programme.


Technical support is available from

Latest updates...

01/04/04 Farewell and Bon Voyage!
The Technical Advisory Service is being substantially reduced in line with the gradual winding down of activity. These Web pages are no longer going to be actively maintained or supported, but we are committed to keeping the original programme material accessible into the future. More information is on the new home page.
02/10/03 A new paper has been put up on the site detailing how to integrate your learning materials with the Curriculum Online Programme. NOF-digitise and Curriculum Online
Other updates and changes



Welcome to the nof-digitise Technical Advisory Service. This service is provided by UKOLN in association with the AHDS, on behalf of the New Opportunities Fund and in association with the People's Network. It provides technical advisory support for stage two applicants to nof-digitise.

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Standards Document

All stage two nof-digitise applicants must comply to the technical standards for the programme. This document is published on the People's Network site.

Programme Manual

All general information on how to takle part in the NOF-digitise programme is available from the Programme Manual. The manual is continually updated and new sections are regularly added.

Technical Questions

For any technical questions contact Please state your NOF-digi number (e.g. DIG/2000/001) when emailing.

Older site updates

18/9/03 Announcement of a workshop to be held on Tuesday November 18th, 11am to 4pm. Theme is Preservation. Advice and strategies on implementing a preservation strategy for a NOF-digi project. More details here...
13/5/03 A new area has been added to the FAQs. Called "Compliance Corner", it gives projects a central look-up point when technical issues arise from the quarterly reporting process. Compliance corner is here:
12/3/03 NOF proudly announce the launch of, the new portal to the NOF-digitise riches.
17/2/03 An Information Paper on Open Archives Initiative, Metadata Harvesting and the NOF Portal is now available.
20/9/02 An Information Paper on Evaluation and Impact assessment for NOF digitise projects is now available.
03/9/02 An Information Paper on Writing for the Web is now available.
22/7/02 Information on how to register domain names is now available
18/7/02 For general information look at the Programme Manual for help.
10/7/02 The Software Survey Results are now online.
19/6/02 New section on PR and Marketing for NOF Digitisation Project Web Sites.
12/6/02 An information paper on Web Site Performance Monitoring is available.

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
This page is part of the NOF-digi technical support pages
The Web site is no longer maintained and is hosted as an archive by UKOLN.
Page last updated on Monday, May 09, 2005