Community Digitization Initiatives

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre supports a number of community-focused digitization initiatives.

The BC History Digitization Program

The BC History Digitization Program provides matching funds for digitization projects that promote and enhance access to unique British Columbia historical materials.

Indigitization: Digitization of First Nations Community Materials, a Collaborative Demonstration Project

This research project seeks to define processes and identify issues in the conservation and digitization of First Nations community information resources.

BC Digitization Coalition

The BC Digitization Coalition is an informal, multi-sector group working towards the creation of a provincial digitization strategy in British Columbia.

BC Digitization Symposium (2008) [PDF]

This was a province wide symposium held at UBC and attended by stakeholders representing archives, historical societies, libraries, museums, and K-12 educators.