On digital contemporary history

Peter Webster is the author of a new article in a special issue of the leading Danish historical journal, Temp: Tidsskrift for historie on the subject of the Information Society. The article is entitled ‘Digital contemporary history: sources, tools, methods, issues’ This essay suggests that there has been a relative lack of digitally enabled historical… Read More

WR&C takes part in new research network on born-digital data for history

We are delighted to announce that WR&C is among the main partners in a new AHRC-funded research network for ‘Born-digital big data and methods for history and the humanities’. Led by Professor Jane Winters (Institute of Historical Research) with Dr Tobias Blanke (King’s College London), the partners are the British Library, the National Archives, and… Read More

Web Archiving 101

It was a great pleasure to work with former colleagues at the University of London Computing Centre this week to deliver Web Archiving 101, a day course which forms part of ULCC’s highly successful Digital Preservation Training Programme. My thanks to Steph Taylor and Ed Pinsent, my fellow trainers, and also Sara Day Thomson from… Read More