digital

The 29 November was World Digital Preservation Day, which has as its aim raising awareness of digital preservation. To mark the occasion of World Digital Preservation Day here is a short blog highlighting issues relating to preserving digital records. In the Jesuits in Britain Archives we have been conscious for some years now of the need to manage the digital collections already in our care as well as to establish guidance and policies to ensure that all digital material of relevance to...
Hi, I am Ruth, the Digital Communications Manager of the Jesuits in Britain. I first met the Jesuits (Society of Jesus) when I was one, yes I mean 12 months old. I grew up in the then Jesuit parish of Corpus Christi, Brixton Hill where I also went to school. I didn't really get to know the Jesuits through an experience of prayer or social justice. I got to know many of them, by singing in choirs, playing football after mass, putting on pantomimes, summer musicals, christmas sketches and altar...
It is a characteristic Jesuit ministry to use imagination and creativity in what the Formula of the Institute calls, with great licence, "any other ministration whatsoever of the word of God".  Here in Britain, it is the task of Jesuit Media Initiatives to lead the way in this ministry by developing and implementing new ideas, initiatives and projects, using especially 'new media' such as the internet, CDs and DVDs, though not necessarily excluding the 'established media' of film and video...