BAC News

New workshop 'Counting on Reproducibility: Tangible Efforts and Intangible Assets'

Registration is now open for the DPC briefing day on financial planning for digital archives, to be held in Birmingham on 29 May 2019.

It has long been recognized that ‘resources’ are as important to digital preservation as ‘technology’ or ‘policy’: but whereas technical requirements and standards abound there is much less attention to modelling the financial requirements.  This question of resources is in two parts: the up-front costs of building and sustaining a digital preservation service, and the economic benefits that accrue from preservation.  Both are complex. 

 

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New Sports Grant now open!

The BAC is delighted to announce that their new grant to support archive collections related to Sport, is now OPEN!

This grant has taken over from the successful grant for business archives related to the arts, which has been in place since 2013.  As before, each grant is for £4000.

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Call for papers

The eabh in association with the Bank of Russia is hosting two exciting events in St Peterburg on 20 and 21 June 2019. The call for papers is now open.

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