Lunchtime talks at the new Digital Studio, Arts West



Lunchtime talks to run on Wednesdays 12:00-1:00pm in the Digital Studio in Arts West on Level 2. The program is a collaboration between Faculty of Arts, the University Library, SCIP, and RezBaz.

26 October 2016

“Puzzles and puzzle makers: arrangement and description in the Greer Archive”

Pre-empting the opening of the archive to researchers on 27 March 2017, Dr Rachel Buchanan (Curator, Germaine Greer Archive) discusses politics and ethics around archival decision-making for this important collection (paper, audio and born digital).

02 November 2016

“In his own hand: marginalia and annotations in the Nicholas O’Donnell Collection, Newman College”

Dr Julia S. Kuehns (Arts Liaison Librarian) & Meredith McCullough (Research Platforms) introduce their pilot project that aims to facilitate meta-engagement with O’Donnell’s collection using Omeka (, an open source platform designed to share collections and create online exhibitions.

09 November 2016

“William Henry Fox Talbot: archives, photography and knowledge”

Join Dr Katrina Dean (University Archivist) in conversation with Dr Mirjam Brusius (Humboldt University, Dyason, International Visiting Research Fellow) as they raise questions regarding research with archives, challenging disciplinary narratives, and how the history of technology can inform our thinking about the digital humanities.


… Watch this space for upcoming talks on digitising your research; visualising your data; whether to ResearchGate or not to ResearchGate; data preservation and forensics; primary sources in the library online collections; and more on archives and exhibitions…

*Directions for the Digital Studio. Take the West Wing Lift on the ground floor of Arts West to the 3rd floor.  Access to Level 2 (where the talks will be held) will be arranged on the day.

Access the Digital Studio website here.

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