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'Repeal the Eighth and Reproductive Rights' collection published on DRI

Wednesday, 6 January 2021

On Nollaig Na mBan, a day Irish people traditionally celebrate the work of women, we are delighted to announce the publication of a new collection which contains 25 interviews with Repeal the Eighth activists.

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'Snap That' Online Photo Exhibition

Friday, 18 December 2020

View the 'Snap That' online photography and caption exhibition of life through the lens of Ireland’s 18- to 25-year-olds

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Supporting scholarship through text data mining

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

RIA journals, including publications dating back to 1787, now available for text mining.

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Launching RDA4EOSC: DRI is part of a new project

Monday, 14 December 2020

DRI is part of a new initiative from the Research Data Alliance supporting the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC).

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Recording Available for ‘Collecting in a Crisis: Rapid Response Web and Social Media Archiving’

Friday, 4 December 2020

Learn how our digital cultural memory is safeguarded through the rapid response actions of digital archivists.

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Dublin City University Library Joins the DRI

Friday, 20 November 2020

DCU Library provides information, content, collection and library services and supports on 3 campuses.

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DRI Community Archive Scheme 2021 Winners

Friday, 6 November 2020

Three community-based archive initiatives have been chosen as the winners of this year’s Community Archive Scheme: The Elephant Collective, Dublin Ghost Signs, and Dublin-based Community Films by Joe Lee.

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DRI Blog: Archival Activism: Community-Centred Approaches to Archives

Thursday, 5 November 2020

Dr Sharon Webb, chair of the recent collaborative event on 'Archival Activism' run by DRI in collaboration with NAI, reflects on community archives, digital preservation, and archival activism.

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Recording available for Publishing GLAM Data as FAIR Data

Thursday, 5 November 2020

Webinar exploring the benefits of publishing Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums (GLAM) data as Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (FAIR) data. 

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Recording of 'Archival Activism: Community-Centred Approaches to Archives’ available

Thursday, 5 November 2020

Learn about the memory work of community archivists who are building freely accessible online collections documenting the stories of their communities and making decisions about how these stories should be collected,...

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