Video: Working with digitised collections — format options

In this webinar recording, Kevin Gosling from the Collections Trust looks at the many different ways you might present your stories online to help you decide which approaches would be best for your project. He provides ideas on the various formats you might consider for presenting collections online, including the pros and cons of different approaches and highlighting some of the accessibility pitfalls to avoid.

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Video: Working with digitised collections — format options

This recording has closed captions in both Welsh and English, simply click on the closed captions symbol CC on the video below and select your preferred language. This recording is 65 minutes in length.

Download transcript of English captions (Word file 57kb).

This webinar recording was produced as part of the Digital Heritage Lab a digital skills development programme for small to medium sized heritage organisations in the UK and was funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund as part of the Digital Skills for Heritage initiative.

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Published: 2020
Resource type: Webinars and films

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Digital Heritage Hub is managed by Arts Marketing Association (AMA) in partnership with The Heritage Digital Consortium and The University of Leeds. It has received Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and National Lottery funding, distributed by The Heritage Fund as part of their Digital Skills for Heritage initiative. Digital Heritage Hub is free and answers small to medium sized heritage organisations most pressing and frequently asked digital questions.

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