Subsequent in York – Be part of us on the College of York for the Repository Coaching Programme for Cultural Heritage Professionals


In the event you work within the galleries, libraries, archives, and museums (GLAM) sector and wish to study extra about analysis repositories, this occasion is for you.

The British Library’s Repository Coaching Programme for cultural heritage professionals is funded as a part of AHRC’s iDAH programme to help GLAM organisations in establishing or increasing open scholarship actions and sharing their outputs by analysis repositories.

We had the first occasion in Edinburgh, in-person, hosted by the Nationwide Museums Scotland on 31 January. An on-line coaching occasion adopted this on 8 March tailor-made on the premise of viewers suggestions in Edinburgh.

Our third coaching occasion shall be in-person, the College of York will kindly host us in York on Thursday, 23 March 2023.

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Who is that this coaching for?

We invite everybody who’re working in cultural heritage or a collection-holding organisation in roles the place they’re concerned in managing digital collections, supporting analysis lifecycle from funding to dissemination, offering analysis infrastructure and growing insurance policies. Nonetheless, anybody within the given subjects are welcome to attend.

What is going to you study?

This one-day coaching session is designed as a place to begin to a broader set of information that may allow you to to:

  • Perceive analysis panorama in cultural heritage organisations, advantages of openness for heritage analysis, fundamental ideas of open ideas and influencing resolution makers.
  • Lay basis for repository companies together with stakeholder engagement, coverage improvement, technical overview and venture planning.
  • Undertake widespread ideas and frameworks, technical requirements and necessities in establishing repository companies in a cultural heritage organisation.
  • Discover fundamentals of the scholarly communications ecosystem within the context of cultural heritage practices.


No earlier data of the subject is required. Nonetheless, an understanding of open entry will maximise the good thing about the taught content material for attendees.


10: 30  Welcome and introductions

11:00   Session 1 Opening up heritage analysis

This session covers the subjects of understanding the analysis panorama in GLAM organisations, advantages of openness for heritage analysis, fundamental ideas of open ideas and frameworks.

11:45   Break time

12:00   Workshop

12:30   Lunch

13:30   Session 2 Getting began with heritage GLAM repositories

This session covers the subjects on position of repository infrastructure in open entry to heritage analysis and positioning analysis repositories in an organisation together with coverage and improvement.

14:15   Break time

14:30   Session 3: Realising and increasing the advantages

This module covers technical overview and necessities for operating a cultural heritage repository together with an outline of BL’s Shared Analysis Repository, platforms and software program, content material administration, technical options. 

15:15   Closing remarks

15:30   Closure

E-book your house

In-person periods are deliberate for a most of 35 folks per occasion and registrants from cultural heritage establishments shall be prioritised. Registration for the occasion is free. Please fill this way to ebook your house by twentieth March. Affirmation and occasion particulars shall be despatched to the registered e mail deal with.

Members of the Analysis Infrastructure Providers Staff on the British Library shall be delivering the coaching programme. The crew has over ten years of broad expertise and intensive data in supporting open scholarship throughout the sector and with worldwide companions. In addition they present a Shared Analysis Repository Service for cultural heritage organisations.

Please contact [email protected] in case you have any questions or feedback about this coaching programme.


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