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Full Disclosure in London

This page gives the details of recent meetings and announcements relating to the Full Disclosure initiative in London

London Workshop September 26th 2003

Morning session chaired by Stephanie Kenna, Manager of Co-operation and Partnership, British Library

Introduction from Susan Lambert, the Keeper of the V&A's Word & Image Department

Stephanie Kenna, British Library: 

What is Full Disclosure? An introduction to the initiative.

Judy Aitken, Heritage Lottery Fund

A look at some of the grant funding opportunities, structures and processes in HLF and, specifically, how cataloguing and digitisation projects are viewed.

Rupert Shepherd, Artists' Papers Register

The Artists' Papers Register, an online register of papers and other archival resources relating to artists, craftspeople and designers which are held in publicly-accessible repositories in the U.K., was first mooted in the mid-1980s. Since then, it has gradually been compiled as a result of the collaboration of several institutions and funding bodies, and is now in its final phase. The presentation will look at how this co-operative, cross-sectoral project has managed to work at the same time as keeping its many stakeholders happy.

The Artists' Papers Register was successful in obtaining funding from Full Disclosure in the 2003 Call.

Afternoon session chaired by Louise Smith, Director, Museum Documentation Association (MDA)

Tom Miles, Full Disclosure Project Officer, British Library

An overview of the National Sound Archive's Ethnographic Wax Cylinder Collection, which is now being digitised as part of the Bristish Library's "Collect Britain" website

Kat Hubschmann, Wiener Library

This will be an introduction to the Wiener Library and its organisational background before the Lottery grant, and an overview of the lottery application. A look at the Library's retrospective cataloguing project, the streamlining of the process, and the impact it has had, and will have, on the Library.

Doug Dodds and Bernadette Archer, V&A

An overview of the National Art Library Heritage Project at the V&A, a 5-year retrospective conversion project due to finish at the end of 2003. The presentation will discuss aspects such as planning and funding and will look at some of the specific issues encountered over the lifetime of the project.

David Dawson, re:source (now MLA Council):
Resource and Full Disclosure

Questions and general discussion

 
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