Local Aboriginal Community Archives: The use of information technology and the National Broadband Network in disaster preparedness and recovery
This project redefines the way significant and at-risk audiovisual archival material in Aboriginal communities is preserved, protected and made accessible for future generations via new initiatives such as cloud technology and the National Broadband Network, ensuring intergenerational transmission of vital cultural heritage.
Cultural Heritage & Technology Enabled Health Promotion
Lyndon Ormond-Parker (Indigenous Studies Unit & Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation (SHAPS))
Professor Robyn Sloggett (Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation)
ARC Discovery Indigenous Project Grant - Current
Ormond-Parker L., Langton M., Huebner S., Coleman J., Pearson C., Sloggett R., Nordlinger R., Smith K. & Clarke K., 2016, When Magnets Collide: Digital Preservation and Access of At-Risk Audiovisual Archives in a Remote Aboriginal Community, Melbourne Networked Society Institute, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, pp. 1-28. Ormond-Parker, L., & Sloggett, R. 2012, Local archives and community collecting in the digital age, Archival Science, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 191-212.
School Research Themes
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