In this DRI blog, Bláithín Ní Chatháin reflects on her experiences collecting oral histories to contextualise Atlantic Philanthropies grant documents in her role as historical researcher and oral historian for the Atlantic Philanthropies Archive project.
Dr Sharon Webb, chair of our recent collaborative event on 'Archival Activism' with NAI, reflects on community archives, digital preservation, and archival activism, in this new DRI blog.
In this blog, DRI 2020 Early Career Research Award Winner, Dr Siobhán Doyle, discusses her experiences using the visual collections in the DRI repository in her research on representations of heroic death and martyrdom in museum exhibitions commemorating the 1916 Rising.
Digital Archivist Anja Mahler reflects on the process of making the digital archive for 'Amplifying Change: A history of the Atlantic Philanthropies on the island of Ireland'.
Read about DRI's experiences preserving 3D data in this blog post written by DRI Software Developer Mashal Ahmad and DRI Software Engineer Kathryn Cassidy.
As part of National Heritage Week 2020, the DRI explored the theme of 'Heritage on your Doorstep' by conducting interviews with our members where we discussed how their archival collections highlight the memories, objects, and stories of diverse communities across Ireland. Visit the DRI blog to learn more about the importance of digitally preserving, and facilitating access to, our shared digital cultural heritage.
The Centre for Effective Studies(CES) has published a large collection of evaluation and research reports from The Atlantic Philanthropies’ Children and Youth programme in the repository. In this blog, Ruth Geraghty from CES answers some questions about their new collection The Prevention and Early Intervention Publications.
In this blog post, we take a deep dive into using OpenRefine and other tools to convert your tabular metadata into a standards-compliant XML Dublin Core format.
In this blog post, we look at the benefits of using the DRI Batch Metadata Template for the Atlantic Philanthropies Archive Project.