Digital Archiving Archives - AmbITion

Watch! Case study in digital development: The Scape Trust at Timespan

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
6 April 2014

This AmbITion Scotland case study in digital development sees Hannah Rudman telling the story of the virtual world digital content development that The Scape Trust have created at Timespan Arts & Heritage Centre & Museum, following a community archaeology project in Brora, a remote part of North East Scotland.

Scottish Music Centre – Case Study in Archive Digitisation (Watch!)

Avatar of Alasdair Pettinger By Alasdair Pettinger
31 March 2014

Scottish Music Centre: Digitisation Project from Scottish Music Centre Education on Vimeo. The Scottish Music Centre has an extensive collection of over 38,000 items as part of its remit to document and promote the musical life of the country, past and present. We have been acquiring material for over forty years: sheet music, sound recordings, […]

How To Get Going With Video Creation

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
24 February 2014

This AmbITion Scotland How To… Guide explains the basics of choosing digital video kit to suit your content creation needs and budget options.

What can we learn from the evolving proposals to AmbITion Scotland?

Avatar of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
12 December 2013

AmbITion Scotland has been helping Scottish cultural organisations with strategic digital development since 2009. As we move to the close of 2013, in our fourth year working in close partnership with the Scottish cultural sector, we wanted to share some observations around the trends and needs in the sector by analysing the applications received throughout […]

Horizon Report for Museums

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
25 November 2013

This is a great read for discovering trends that impact museums (and other heritage institutions) now, with predictions for what’s just over the horizon, and will become mainstream in the next couple of years too. Museum Edition of the Horizon Report by the New Media Consortium.

Digital Public Space

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
3 June 2013

This publication gathers a range of short explorations of the idea of the Digital Public Space. The central vision of the Digital Public Space is to give everyone everywhere unrestricted access to an open resource of culture and knowledge. This vision has emerged from ideas around building platforms for engagement around cultural archives to become […]

Augmented Reality: an introduction to AR – a masterclass on demand

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
14 May 2013

This masterclass, now available on demand, was an introduction  to Augmented Reality. What is AR? What are the opportunities of it? Why is it of use to cultural, arts and heritage organisations, practices and individuals? How can we use it to better deliver our missions, products and experiences digitally? Whatever cultural form you work with, […]

Watch: Glo/cal – Roadshow Shetland on demand!

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
23 October 2012

The amazing new arts, music, cinema and creative industries centre, Mareel in Lerwick on the Shetland Isles, hosted our first 2012 AmbITion Scotland roadshow. On the topic of Glo/cal, the roadshow explored how local and community focussed projects can encourage global participation and engagement through utilising digital tools. Hannah Rudman gave an overview of the […]

Digital Archives and Data – Listen to the Arts Council England podcast

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
4 October 2012

John Wilson discusses how arts organisations are opening up their archives, collections and data with studio guests Bill Thompson, Head of Partnership Development, BBC Archives and AmbITion Champion; Drew Hemment, Founder and CEO of Future Everything; and Dr Paul Gerhardt, Director of Archives for Creativity. Including what arts organisations need to consider when digitising their […]

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