Category: Blog

Digital artefacts

Michael Neiß, Department of Archaeology & Ancient History, Uppsala University Data science has brought an exciting new range of methods to humanities research, using computational techniques, such as GIS, 3D-documentation and databases that contain data sets of increasing quantity and complexity. Yet, as digital archaeology is expanding, it is also fragmenting into ever more specialised […]

Historical cartography as a platform for exploration

Virginia Boyero is an associate producer at Massive Entertainment – A Ubisoft Studio. Independently from Massive she is a participant of the Kulturarvsinkubator from Riksantikvarieämbetet with her project on historical cartography. I have always been fascinated by maps. With the abundance of digitized materials from museums, archives and libraries all around the world, exploring the […]

The DigMus Project: newly funded project through Nordplus

Nordplus is the Nordic Council of Ministers’ collaborative programme that fosters the cooperation and exchange in the area of lifelong learning and training in the Baltic and Nordic region. To address the current regional needs, every second year Nordplus introduces a new thematic focus for the application call. The highlight of the 2019-2020 round was […]

Webinars on digitalised collections 2020: Enriching research – enriching metadata

In June, DH Uppsala and The National Heritage Board of Sweden will organise a series of open webinars in June and a workshop this autumn aimed at PhD students, other researchers and museum professionals interested in learning more about using metadata in digitalised collections. More information, programme, and invited speakers here: https://www.raa.se/in-english/events-seminars-and-cultural-experiences/workshop-on-digitised-collections-enriching-research-enriching-metadata/ Welcome!

Paradata – can you tell us what it is? Latest news from ERC CAPTURE

By: Lisa Börjesson/CAPTURE Project Although the mantra of the CAPTURE project staff is that we’re curious about everything that could possibly count as information about data production and management processes, the researchers and professionals we meet have a different interest: What is paradata? And can you tell us how it relates to metadata? Most are […]