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DRI Blog - Amplifying Change: Stories of Change from Irish History

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.

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Why Digitally Preserving Cultural Heritage Data Matters - HeritageWeek2020

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. 

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New Collection: The Prevention and Early Intervention Publications

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.

DRI Batch Metadata Template Blog Part One: Metadata for Researchers

In the first of a short series of blog posts relating to the DRI's Batch Metadata Template, we define the concepts of metadata and metadata standards. We then move on to introduce the DRI Batch Metadata Template, and how it can be used to input bulk metadata.