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Andrew Nichol – Historic Environment Scotland

01/07/2020

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Andrew Nichol, Deputy Head of Archives with Historic Environment Scotland talks with Max about the challenges involved in working with over fifty terrabytes of data and of cataloguing a twenty to thirty terrabyte data backlog. He shares his thoughts about the shift towards digitisation and the use of online resources to enhance our experience of archived collections. In addition, he tells us about the hidden gems found in architectural firms' attics, the Dick Peddie & McKay collection and the benefits of being nosy about your local area!

Historic Environment Scotland is the lead public body set up to investigate, care for and promote Scotland’s historic environment.

Links

Main site: historicenvironment.scot
Britain From Above: britainfromabove.org.uk
Canmore: canmore.org.uk
Pastmap: pastmap.org.uk
Scran: scran.ac.uk

Andrew Nichol – Historic Environment Scotland

Andrew Nichol, Deputy Head of Archives with Historic Environment Scotland talks with Max about the challenges involved in working with over fifty terrabytes of data and of cataloguing a twenty to thirty terrabyte data backlog. He shares his thoughts about the shift towards digitisation and the use of online resources to enhance our experience of archived collections. In addition, he tells us about the hidden gems found in architectural firms' attics, the Dick Peddie & McKay collection and the benefits of being nosy about your local area!

Historic Environment Scotland is the lead public body set up to investigate, care for and promote Scotland’s historic environment.

Links

Main site: historicenvironment.scot
Britain From Above: britainfromabove.org.uk
Canmore: canmore.org.uk
Pastmap: pastmap.org.uk
Scran: scran.ac.uk

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