Seminar held in the Edinburgh Training Centre, 16 St Mary’s Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SU, on 23rd May 2008.
A seminar aimed at all users of official publications and statistics. The seminar provided an introduction to all the new and exciting historical resources currently available online – from the Pre 1707 Scots Parliament records, early Westminster through to the Holyrood of the present day.
Some of the presentations (ppt) are available for download – simply follow the link to view
- 10.35 Parliament’s past online : a review of sources Paul Seaward Director – History of Parliament Trust
- 11.05 From archive to internet: producing an online edition of the records of the pre 1707 Scottish Parliament Gillian MacIntosh St Andrews University
- 11.55 Prototyping Hansard Robert Brook, UK Parliament
- 1.30 Online Historical Population reports Matthew Woollard – Project Director, Online Historical Reports Project
- 2.05 Digitisation of Parliamentary Texts at BOPCRIS Dr Julian Ball, Project Manager, BOPCRIS
- 2.40 ProQuest Parliamentary Papers Rob Newman, Senior Editor, Proquest CSA