Impact and Embedding of Digitised Resources

Professor Eric T. Meyer

Duration: 01:26:35

Recorded: 20 May 2011


Eric Meyer presents a summary and synthesis of JISC-funded work to measure the impact of their digitised resources and develop case studies for embedding them in teaching and research. He presents the results of the report, followed by a panel discussion involving invited representatives from seven digitisation projects. The panellists reflect on the process of measuring and increasing the impact of their resources, and answer audience questions.

The digitisation projects discussed are: "Crime in the Community: Enhancing User Engagement for Teaching and Research with the Old Bailey Online" (University of Sheffield); "Dance teaching resource and collaborative engagement spaces (D-TRACES)" (Coventry University); "Embedding A Vision of Britain through Time as a resource for academic research and learning" (University of Portsmouth); "HumBox Impact" (University of Southampton); "The Impact and Embedding of An Established Resource: British History Online as a Case Study" (Institute of Historical Research, University of London); "Listening for Impact" (Oxford University Computing Services); "SPHERE: Stormont Parliamentary Hansards: Embedded in Research and Education" (King's College, London and CDDA, Queen's University, Belfast).

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Related projects

  • Digital Impacts: A Synthesis Report and Workshop

    February - May 2011

    This project was designed to synthesize the evidence about the impact that digital resources are having on various audiences, and how resource providers have stepped up efforts to embed resources into the practices of communities.

  • OeSS: The Oxford e-Social Science Project

    October 2005 - March 2012

    The Oxford e-Social Science project aims to understand how e-Research projects negotiate various social, ethical, legal and organizational forces and constraints, in order to help researchers avoid these problems when building scientific collaborations.

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