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Some of the biggest challenges, but also some of the most significant rewards, can be had in dealing with still and moving images, and sound, in digital form.

Image, Video & Audio

Some of the biggest challenges, but also some of the most significant rewards, can be had in dealing with still and moving images, and sound, in digital form. A variety of JISC projects and services deal with such multimedia. Some give advice on creating, delivering and preserving such digital material, whilst others present a range of digitised collections that give the community access to high-quality films, newsreels, images, photographs and audio recordings for use in research and teaching.

Key image, video & audio activities

10 Programmes
  • Digitisation and e-Content JISC is changing the world of authoritative e-resources through its investment in digitising content from some of the UK’s greatest collections.

  • Repositories and Preservation Programme The programme is a £14m investment in Higher Education repository and digital content infrastructure. It will fund initiatives to develop the Information Environment supporting digital repositories...

  • Digital preservation & records management programme Supporting institutions in long-term digital asset management and preservation forms a central theme of JISC's Digital Preservation and Records Management programme.

  • Virtual Research Environment programme (Phase 2) The VRE programme is funded and managed by JISC within the e-Research department. In the second phase of the programme 4 integrating pilot projects are funded.

  • Virtual Research Environment programme The programme seeks to involve all sectors of the research community and recognises the need to support research activities within and across disciplinary boundaries.

53 Projects
  • Historic boundaries of Britain This project will create a comprehensive digital library of historic administrative boundaries for Britain through a combination of scanning historical maps and creating vector boundaries for...

  • The John Johnson collection: an archive of printed ephemera The John Johnson Collection is widely recognised as one of the most important collections of printed ephemera in the world and generally regarded as the most significant single collection of ephemera...

  • Open content at Oxford University The Open Spires project intends to release hundreds of hours of Oxford digital learning content as Open Content Resources in appropriate ways via appropriate online platforms.

  • Kultur Consortium The Kultur Consortium aims to create a transferable and sustainable institutional repository model for research output in the creative and applied arts, a discipline area where repository development...

  • Jazzhub JazzHub will be used in support of the UK Jazz Research Network (JRN), an open access membership organization representing educators and scholars from over 50 FECs/HEIs across 15 disciplinary areas....

9 Services
  • JISC Digital Media JISC Digital Media provides advice and guidance on the creation and use of digital media collections in learning, teaching and research. JISC Digital Media aims to promote and develop good practice...

  • BUFVC (British Universities Film & Video Council) The BUFVC (British Universities Film & Video Council) is a representative body which promotes the production, study and use of film and related media in higher and further education and research.

  • EDINA EDINA is a JISC-funded national data centre offering the UK tertiary education and research community networked access to a library of data, information and research resources.

  • JISC Advance Advancing education, research and management through expertise, advice and inspiration in the use of technology.

  • Satellite Image Data Service The Satellite Image Data Service is a unique spatial data resource which can be used for a wide range of applications within many disciplines.

1 Audio Visual
21 Documents
  • The Serving Soldier Project Plan PDF document The project will provide a large body of original content to be used in College teaching programmes and enable its dissemination in the training of armed forces personnel through the medium of...

  • Welsh Ballards Project Plan PDF document The Project aims to make widely available several collections of historical printed Welsh ballads, via access to digital versions of 5,000 titles via a free website, presently only available in a few...

  • Enlightening Science Project Plan PDF document Our immediate goal is to make freely available online all versions of the most important scientific texts composed by Isaac Newton that were published in his lifetime. These writings, which...

  • VMR Project Plan PDF document The Virtual Manuscript Room (VMR) will bring together digital resources related to manuscript materials (digital images, descriptions and other metadata, transcripts) in an environment which will...

  • Enhancing the VADS Image Collection PDF document The VADS image collection (vads.ac.uk) has grown considerably over the eleven years of its existence. Some three hundred educational institutions, museums and individual artists have contributed...