The Limits of the Archive, 16th May: Programme

The Limits of the Archive: Classification, Management, Digitization

An IRC Funded Workshop, School of English, UCC; 16th May 2013, O’Rahilly Building 1.56

PROGRAMME + POSTER

10.00–10.30: Carrie Griffin, Mary O’Connell, School of English: Introduction to the Charles Clark Archive, Essex Public Records Office

Respondent: Claire Connolly, School of English

10.30–11.30: Session I: Management of the Physical Archive

Crónán Ó Doibhlin, Boole Library, UCC: “The Physical Limits and Beyond”

Respondents: Carrie Griffin and Mary O’Connell, UCC

11.30–11.45: Coffee break

11.45–1.00: Session II: Issues in Classification for Online Archives

John Keating, An Foras Feasa, NUI Maynooth: Title TBC

Respondent: Órla Murphy, School of English, UCC

1.00–2.00: Lunch

2.00–3.15: Session III: The Challenges of Digitization

Adrian O’Riordan, UCC: “Interoperability considerations for digital archives and repositories”.

Justin Tonra, Moore Institute, NUI Galway: “Manuscript transcription: the habits of crowds”.

Respondent: James O’Sullivan, Digital Arts and Humanities / English, UCC

3.15–4.00 Coffee

4.00–5.00: Roundtable Discussion led by Mike Cosgrave, School of History, UCC

There will be live blogging and tweeting by Donna Alexander, English / Hispanic Studies throughout the day using the handle #DigArcUCC; feel free to join the conversation!

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