DIGIMAR Workshop will be held in Plymouth, 26/27th April 2016
The main aim of the workshop is to identify and outline potential new digital services and digitisation projects for Marine Libraries in the 21st century that will facilitate access to the unique records and literature they hold. Different digitisation approaches and possibilities will be presented and explored with the aim of synthesising a practical, common way forward.
Key Outcomes from the Workshop
(1) Examine the current textual based digital landscape relevant for Marine Science
(2) Understand methodologies of how relevant information from library material could be extracted and submitted to overarching initiatives
(3) Formulate potential future digital project proposals and identify potential funders
(4) Propose a way forward: agree on a common approach, the overarching aim and next steps.