History, the archives and new technologies: developing the Australian women's archives project

  • Frances, Rae (Primary Chief Investigator (PCI))
  • Allen, Margaret (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Brock, Peggy (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Burrows, Toby (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Curthoys, Ann (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Evans, Joanne (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Grimshaw, Patricia (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Kirkby, David P. (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Long, Jane (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • McCalman, Janet (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • McCarthy, Gavan (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Paisley, Fiona (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Russell, Penelope (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Smart, Judith (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Swain, Shurlee (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Dewhurst, Basil (Partner Investigator (PI))
  • Heazlewood, Justine (Partner Investigator (PI))
  • Shapley, Maggie (Partner Investigator (PI))

Project: Research

Project Details

Project Description

Using resources for Austrlian women's history, this project will develop an innovative working model of a federated information architecture that supports scholarly practice in the digital ear. The key driving principles will be persistence , sustainability and re-use. The model will demonstrate the harvesting of research data into a variety of resource description frameworks, such as the People Australia Portal, to improve the discoverability and accessibility of source material. The project brings together anmulti-disciplinary team of schoars with a range of skills across the subject domain and in the emerging field of digital scholarship, and includes stakehoders representing researcher, repository and community interests.
Effective start/end date1/09/081/09/09


  • Australian Research Council (ARC): A$150,000.00
  • Monash University