Posts Tagged ‘iheritage’

First iHeritage seminar on Digitisation and Access

Friday, February 13, 2009 13:50 1 Comment

On Tuesday, 3 February, the seminar on ‘Digitisation and Access: Tools for cultural heritage institutions’ was held at the African Commons Project offices. Representatives from South African archives and heritage institutions, government and university departments, art collectives, creators and business representatives attended the event with the hope of finding out more about digitization and the […]

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Sharing our heritage online with OpenSA!

Friday, January 23, 2009 10:46 2 Comments

OpenSA! launches in Johannesburg today with a pilot project to make South African heritage more accessible for remixing and re-publishing by online creators. In collaboration with SA Rocks and the African Commons Project, OpenSA! is collecting, tagging and managing donations from people who are willing to make their material freely available online. OpenSA! will also […]

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Announcing the first iHeritage seminar for 2009 on digitisation and access

Friday, January 9, 2009 8:33 No Comments

iHeritage and the African Commons Project are inviting all museum, archive, library and heritage fundis to a seminar on digitisation and access to South African heritage in Rosebank, Johannesburg.The first seminar in the iHeritage series this year is entitled: “Digitisation and access: Tools for cultural heritage institutions” and will take place on Tuesday 3 February […]

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Our heritage online

Friday, December 12, 2008 9:48 No Comments

The seeds of inspiration around creating a heritage project were sewn just over a year ago when The African Commons Project held an iHeritage event at a local shopping mall in Jozi on Heritage Day, with the aim of encouraging South Africans to share their stories, pictures and memories. The day made us realise a […]

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