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DRI Workshop: Processing Metadata using Open Refine

Date: 6 November 2018
Location: Trinity College Dublin

The Digital Repository of Ireland are pleased to present a specialist half-day workshop in using Open Refine to process and clean metadata and transfer it to machine-readable formats such as XML. 

A Future for Digital Records in Local Authority Services

Date: 12 October 2018
Location: Royal Irish Academy


The Digital Repository of Ireland and Limerick City and County Council invite you to 'A Future for Digital Records in Local Authority Services' a day-long symposium on digital records and local authorities in Ireland.

The aim of the event is to establish the concrete steps needed at a regional and/or national level to coordinate efforts to secure the long term stewardship of local authorities’ digital records.

Speakers include local authority records managers, digital archivists, information specialists, and stakeholders in digital preservation who will talk about the approach they have taken to digital recordkeeping; preservation; access and meeting the digital demands of the current working environment.

The event will include an interactive session where stakeholders can discuss and collectively produce a series of considerations and actions for building a coordinated approach. No preparation is necessary!

Adding Your Collection to DRI - Cork Workshop

Date: 23 August 2018
Location: University College Cork

DRI Practical Repository Workshop in Digital Humanities space, UCC

DRI Member Training Workshop

Date: 12 June 2018
Location: Royal Irish Academy, Dublin

Practical training for DRI Members in working with the repository

DRI Repository Training

Date: 14 June 2018
Location: NUI Galway

Introductory Training on the Digital Repository of Ireland 

Digital Archives in Communities

Date: 20 June 2018 to 21 June 2018
Location: University of Sussex

This two-day workshop forms part of Identity, Representation and Preservation in Community Digital Archives and Collections, a 12-month project funded by a British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award (2018) held by Dr. Sharon Webb (Principal Investigator). It is an intervention in three important areas; community archives, digital preservation and content representation. The first workshop, ‘Digital Archives in Communities - Practice and Preservation’, will be held at the Sussex Humanities Lab 20-21st June and will feature a number of speakers and presentations by members of community archives as well as practitioners and researchers in archiving, digital preservation and arts practice. DRI will be represented by our Digital Archivist Kevin Long, who will be speaking on DRI's experience of working with community archives.

DRI Members Forum

Date: 26 June 2018
Location: Royal Irish Academy, Dublin

The next DRI Members and Community forum takes place 26 June

Virtual Heritage Network Conference 2018

Date: 12 April 2018 to 13 April 2018
Location: Royal Irish Academy

 The 2018 Virtual Heritage Network (VHN) conference will be co-hosted by the UCD School of Information and Communication Studies, UCD and Digital Repository of Ireland.

IIIF Showcase and Workshop: Opportunities for Innovation in Ireland

Date: 13 March 2018
Location: Royal Irish Academy

DRI, UCD Library, and DARIAH Ireland are co-hosting an event on the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF)

DRI Training: Preparing Your Digital Collection

Date: 13 February 2018
Location: Royal Irish Academy

We're delighted to be revisting our popular 'Preparing your Collection for DRI' training day for 2018!