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The D-Word: Tips and Tricks for Digitising Library and Archive Collections

"Recreating Digitised Archival Collections in Minecraft"
Museums, Libraries and Archivists Group (MLAG)
The Wellcome Collection, London, 24th April 2015

This conference looked at the digitisation process, from writing a proposal, accessibility and digital preservation. I carried out a poster session on HullCraft as an example of outreach that is focused on digitised material.

More information on MLAG. You can also view a brilliant Storify of the conference by MLAG

Hannah Rice HullCraft Poster MLAG
Photo by MLAG

Developing Archives

"Architectural Archives: New Models of Outreach"
Northern Collaboration Learning Exchange
Heritage Quay, University of Huddersfield, 16th April 2015

This event looked at university archives and the connections between our audiences and collections.

More information on Northern Collaboration

Northern Collaboration conference Hannah presentation
Photo by Simon Wilson

Digital Arts Day

"HullCraft Demo"
The Space
The Custard Factory, Birmingham, 19th March 2015

"Innovation and creativity using digital tech that makes audiences see the world in a new light is at the heart of what The Space is seeking to nurture and support." The Space

See the Hull History Centre blog for more information on HullCraft at Digital Arts Day

HullCraft demo at Digital Arts Day
Photo by Hannah Rice

InFocus: Games, gamification and games-based learning

"Minecraft for Educators"
Centre for Distance Education
Senate House, University of London, 4th March 2015

"The aim of this symposium is to bring together a mix of academic, industry and creative partners to explore and discuss what games, and games playing can bring to education." Centre for Distance Education

See Alex Mosely's blog for more information on InFocus: Games and Birkbeck Media Services for professional photos of the day.

Centre for Distance Learning conference Hannah presentation
Photo by Birkbeck Media Services

Digital Utopias

"HullCraft: Engaging Learners with History"
Arts Council England and Google
Hull Truck Theatre, Hull, 20th January 2015

"Digital Utopias was a one-day conference which inspired and sparked debate about how new technologies are enabling creativity across the arts. The conference captured topical and diverse approaches to curation, archiving, collecting and creating from a range of art forms, from the visual arts to theatre." Arts Council England

More information on Digital Utopias

Digital Utopias conference Hannah presentation
Photo by Simon Wilson