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Digital Scholarship, Resources and Research Workshop [Event Ref. No. TG2/DSRR]


5:00 pm

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This workshop provides an introduction to the growing area of digital knowledge and how we collect and access it nationally. It is aimed at students, researchers and librarians interested in digital scholarship and those wanting to learn how to navigate around this increasingly important world of digital resources.


13.00-13.15: Registration and welcome

13.15-14.00: Overview of Digital Scholarship – Definitions, Context and Trends – Dr Ernesto Priego

14.00-14.45: British Library’s National Role in providing public access to digital knowledge:

* National role of the BL in developing digital knowledge and heritage – Stella Wisdom

* Brief outline of the digital curation projects – Dr Aquiles Alencar-Braner

14.45-15.15: Tea break

15.15-16.00: Mendeley – Digital Research Collaborative Platform and Tools … Origins, Development and Visions for the Future – Jan Reichelt

* Demonstration of Mendeley – Features and Functions – Jessica Reeves

16.00-16.30: Web archiving and historical research – an introduction to the UK web archive – Dr Peter Webster

16.30-17.00: Questions and Answers Session.

Joining Instructions:
Please meet at the information desk in the main hall – you will need to put your coats and bags in the cloakroom and then you will be given a visitor pass and escorted to the meeting room.

Venue: Meeting Room K, The British Library,

Please note that there are limited places available for this event.

To book a place please use our online booking form or email the administrator via

Cost: £25 for members and £36 for other institutions.

Cancellations less than one week before the event will be charged a 50% cancellation fee. In the event of a ‘no-show’ on the day, the full fee will be charged.

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