The book is a collective outcome with contributions from Mahendra Mahey, Abigail Potter, Aisha Al-Abdulla, Armin Straube, Caleb Derven, Ditte Laursen, Gustavo Candela, Katrine Gasser, Kristy Kokegei, Lotte Wilms, Milena Dobreva-McPherson, Paula Bray, Sally Chambers, Sarah Ames, Sophie-Carolin Wagner and Stefan Karner.
UCL Qatar, Qatar University Library, The British Library and the Library of Congress, USA
Mahendra Mahey (BL), Milena Dobreva-McPherson (UCL Qatar), Georgios Papaioannou (UCL Qatar), Samia Al-Shiba (Qatar University Library), Somia Salim (UCL Qatar) and Dania Jalees (UCL Qatar)
Wendy Durham, Ruth Hansford, Rachel Withington and Jennifer Quealy
Institutions which supported the initiative, providing their staff members with time to attend:
Austrian National Library / Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Austria
The British Library, UK
Fundación Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes, Spain
Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities, Ghent University, Belgium
History Trust of South Australia, Australia
Library of Congress, USA
KB National Library of the Netherlands, The Netherlands
National Library of Scotland, UK
Qatar University Library, Qatar
The Royal Danish Library / Det Kgl. Bibliotek, Denmark
State Library of New South Wales, Australia
UCL Qatar, Qatar
University of Alicante, Spain
University of Limerick, Ireland
Aisha Al-Abdulla, Section Head of the Digital Repository and Archives at Qatar University Library, managing the first Open Access Institutional Repository QSpace in the State of Qatar.
Caleb Derven, Head of Technical and Digital Services at the
Glucksman Library, University of Limerick with overall responsibility for strategy and operations related to collections, digital resources and library systems.
Ditte Laursen, Head of Department, Royal Danish Library, is responsible for the acquisition of digitally born cultural heritage materials, long-term preservation of digital heritage collections, and access to digital cultural heritage collections. She is also Member of the board of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries.
Kristy Kokegei, Director of Public Engagement at the History Trust of South Australia oversees the organisation’s public programming, digital engagement, marketing, learning and education programmes across 4 state government-funded museums, supporting and enabling 350 community museums and historical societies across South Australia.
Mahendra Mahey, Manager of British Library Labs (BL Labs), an Andrew W. Mellon foundation and British Library-funded initiative supporting and inspiring the use of its data in innovative ways with scholars, artists, entrepreneurs, educators and innovators through competitions, awards and other engagement activities.
Paula Bray, DX Lab Leader at the State Library of NSW is responsible for developing and promoting an Innovation Lab utilising emerging and existing web technologies to deliver new ways to explore the Library’s collections and its data.
Sally Chambers, Digital Humanities Research Coordinator at
Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities, Ghent University, Belgium and National Coordinator for DARIAH, the Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities in Belgium. She is one of the instigators of KBR Digital Research Lab at the Royal Library of Belgium.
Stefan Karner, Technical Lead of the ÖNB Labs at the Austrian National Library, co-responsible for developing a platform to provide access to some of the library's data and metadata, for users to create and share annotations and other data.
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