Clare Lanigan

Education and Outreach Manager

Digital Repository of Ireland, Royal Irish Academy


DRI Role

Education and Outreach Manager

Research Interests Areas of interest: digital and web archiving, legal and copyright issues in web archiving, audiovisual collection management, metadata standards, access policies. Contact
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Clare Lanigan is Education and Outreach Manager for the Digital Repository of Ireland. Prior to taking on this role, she was DRI's Education and Outreach Coordinator from June 2015, in which role she developed the DRI Training programme 'Preparing Your Collection for DRI'. She also worked as a Research Assistant on the Social Repository of Ireland, a DRI partner project investigating the feasibility of archiving and preserving social media responses to Irish events. She has an academic background in history and has worked on cataloguing projects in the Royal Irish Academy Library and the Irish Film Archive, She has also worked in broadcast journalism and production.

Her areas of interest include digital and web archiving, audiovisual collection management, training and education in digital preservation, metadata standards and access policies.