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Nottingham's Owd 'Oss Mummers and their scrapbooks (2013)
Conference Proceeding
Millington, P. (2013). Nottingham's Owd 'Oss Mummers and their scrapbooks

Nottingham's Owd 'Oss Mummers were formed in the late 1960s as an offshoot of the Nottingham Traditional Music Club, and continued into the 1980s. They have not totally disappeared, although they are now in new guises. The author joined them shortly... Read More

Mummies and masquerades: English and Caribbean connections (2013)
Conference Proceeding
Millington, P., & James, C. (2013). Mummies and masquerades: English and Caribbean connections

The composite mumming play script that the Ecclesfield-based Victorian children's author Juliana Horatia Ewing published in 1884 found its way to St. Kitts and Nevis in the Caribbean, where it was it was taken up enthusiastically by the black populat... Read More

Open Access Repositories & Scholarly Publication (2006)
Conference Proceeding
Johnson, G. J. (2006). Open Access Repositories & Scholarly Publication

This presentation briefly covers some of the issues around Open Access as it pertains to institutional repositories in the UK higher educational sector. It includes an overview of the current activities of SHERPA, along with the benefits, concerns a... Read More

Rumours, Bargains and Lies: How to advocate Open Access repositories more successfully (2006)
Conference Proceeding
Johnson, G. J. (2006). Rumours, Bargains and Lies: How to advocate Open Access repositories more successfully

In this workshop seminar delivered twice at the CoFHE/UCR 2006 conference the author explored aspects relating to successful advocacy of Open Access and repositories. Areas covered included preconceptions on the part of academics and support staff, a... Read More

The hybrid library: a view from the UK (1999)
Conference Proceeding
Pinfield, S. (1999). The hybrid library: a view from the UK. In B├╝cher, Bytes und Bibliotheken: Integrierte Information im Internet

This paper aims to provide an overview of digital library devcelopment in the UK, concentrating on the eLib (Electronic Libraries) programme. It also discusses the idea of the Hybrid Library and considers how it fits into current electronic library d... Read More

Mapping the uncharted territory of folk drama
Conference Proceeding
Millington, P. Mapping the uncharted territory of folk drama

Students of mumming and guising plays – the seasonal verse dramas performed for over 200 years throughout much of England, Scotland, and northern Ireland – have suffered from having too much information to work with. The first part of this poster... Read More

Repository management: an emerging profession in the information sector
Conference Proceeding
Wickham, J. Repository management: an emerging profession in the information sector

The first half of the 21st century has seen huge growth in the open access movement with the potential to change the nature of scholarly communication. Higher education institutions in the United Kingdom have established institutional repositories to... Read More