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Put your Collections on the map FOREST of DEAN - Know Your Place Mapping wo...
Thu 25 May 2017, 10:00 – 12:30 BST
Does your organisation hold historic collections relating to the Forest of Dean or wider Gloucestershire?
Do you want to make these more publicly accessible online?
Map your collections onto Know Your Place Gloucestershire with confidence, with this FREE workshop organised by the Know Your Place - West of England project.
Led by Project Officer Felicia Davies, you'll discover how to use Know Your Place Gloucestershire as a digital resource for your research, plus how it will work for you in providing an online platform for your collections material.
Leave the day with a clear plan of action for mapping your collections onto Know Your Place.
The workshop will cover:
- How to Use Know Your Place – introductory tour and demonstration of free online heritage mapping tool
- Behind the scenes – how Know Your Place is working in your area
- Easy 1-2-3 - Methodology for selecting and preparing collections records to be shared on KYP
- Mapping project Case Study from the Foresters' Forest project
- Coffee Break – refreshments provided
- Demonstration adding records onto KYP from local collections
- Next steps - Planning Session to help you map out what to do next and what support you need
Planned speakers include:
- Felicia Davies – Project Officer for KYP West of England
- Sue Middleton - HLF Programme Manager for The Foresters' Forest
This training is intended for organisations committed to becoming partners to the Know Your Place project by mapping collections data onto Know Your Place Gloucestershire. This event is free to attend, but places are limited to 1 per organisation booked on a first-come first-served basis.
If you have any queries re. eligibility, please contact Felicia.Davies@southglos.gov.uk before booking.
Main Place, Old Station Way, Coleford, GL16 8RH - http://main-place.org.uk