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BELOW ARE SOME OF THE PROJECTS THAT WE HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN IN RECENT YEARS:

2016

  • Digitisation of 1,000 type specimens for Durban Natural Science Museum and KwaZulu-Natal Museum, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of photographic prints including framed pictures for Kingswood College, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • Digitisation of the Robert Jacob Gordon Papers at the Brenthurst Library, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa to Metamorfoze standards for the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Continuation of Phases 4 and 5 of the digitisation of the African National Congress Archives, Alice, Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Pretoria Boy’s High School, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Hilton College, Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of books for Michael Cassidy and Friends, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of Newsletters for Roedean School SA, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Afrikaanse Hoer Seunskool, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for St David’s Marist Inanda, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for St Stithians, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Jeppe High School for Girls, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Maritzburg College, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Epworth, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • Processing for born digital and digitised photographic collection for Local History Museums, Durban, South Africa
  • Processing of born digital photographs for Roedean School SA, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Running a Heritage Digital Campus for staff from the Durban Natural Science Museum and the KwaZulu-Natal Museum

2015

  • Digitisation of a map collection for KwaZulu-Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of the Adil Bradlow Collection and setup of a MEMAT system, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digital processing of digitised magazines for Herschel Girl’s School, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Phases 4 and 5 of the digitisation of the African National Congress Archives, Alice, Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • Writing of a Joint Digital Collections Strategy funded by the National Research Foundation (NRF), Durban Natural Science Museum and KwaZulu-Natal Museum, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of the Ian Bruce Huntley Collection, International Library of African Music, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • Training of staff in managing a digital archive, Richard’s Bay Minerals, Richard’s Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Setting up a digital archive for Times Media, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of Krish Reddy collections for Cricket South Africa, Newlands, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Digitisation of magazines and setup of a digital archive, St Andrew’s School for Girls, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of photographic collection for Independent Newspapers, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of magazines and setup of a digital archive, St David’s Inanda, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation pilot project and set up of a digital archive, KwaZulu-Natal Archives and Records Service, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Writing of a Digital Archives Strategy, KwaZulu-Natal Archives and Records Service, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Audit of digital collections, Local History Museums, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Setting up a digital archive for Michael Cassidy and Friends, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of archive and setup of archival digital repository system for Project Gateway, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

2014

  • Processing born digital files, St Alban’s College, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Pretoria Boys’ High School, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Afrikaanse Hoer Seunskool, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Kingsmead College, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Setting up a MEMAT archival digital repository system for Richards Bay Minerals, Richard’s Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Setting up a MEMAT archival digital repository system for Maritzburg College, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Doing an audit of the SAMRO Foundation archive, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of the Crookes Family Archive, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Setting up of a MEMAT archival digital repository and associated website for Michael Cassidy & Friends, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines and historic photographs for Hilton College and the setup of a MEMAT archival digital repository system, Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for St Alban’s College, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa Media Online
  • Digitisation of the slide and glass plate negatives collection of the School of Mining Engineering, Wits University, Johannesburg, Gauteng and the development of a MEMAT Cloud archival digital repository system
  • Digitisation of museum objects from KZN Museum Services, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

2013

  • Digitisation of many of the older St Albans College magazines, Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa and the set up of a MEMAT Cloud archival digital repository system
  • Audit of the archive at Unilever, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Phase 2 of the Michaelhouse Digital Archives Project involving the digitisation of the bulk of their visual materials as well as many manuscripts, KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, South Africa
  • Digitisation of two private collections of photographs, letters and manuscripts from the Glyn Family, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of beadwork collections at KwaZulu-Natal Museum Services, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines and photographs from St Anne’s College, Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and and the set up of a MEMAT Cloud archival digital repository system creating the St Annes Diocesan College Archives
  • Digitisation of school magazines and photographs and the setup of a MEMAT archival digital repository system for Rondebosch Boys, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

2012

  • Digitisation of school magazines and registers from Jeppe High School, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa partially funded by Ancestry24
  • Digitisation of school magazines, registers and minute books from St Andrew’s Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa partially funded by Ancestry24
  • Digitisation of school magazines 1896 – 2010 and photographs for Michaelhouse, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa including a web interface for the MEMAT system for presenting the digitised material online on the Michaelhouse Archives website.
  • Digitisation of a photographic collection from the KwaZulu-Natal Museum Services, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

2011-2012

  • Digitisation of the ANC Archive at the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape including over 24,000 document pages and 20,000 photographic images and the supply of our MEMAT digital repository system to manage the digitised collection including video and sound files

2010

2009-2010

  • Twenty Ten: African Media on the Road to Twenty Ten and Beyond together with World Press Photo, FreeVoice and lokaalmondiaal and funded by Dutch Postcode Lottery which involved the training of over 120 media professionals from 34 countries in Africa and the production of content on the run up to and during the 2010 FIFA World Cup held for the first time in Africa
  • Digitisation of South African National Parks photographic collection

2008-2009

  • African Image Pipeline project funded by the European Union through the Gijima KZN project of the Department of Economic Development in KZN including the digitisation of 24,000 images from museums, archives and private collections in South Africa including from Albany Museum, Bailey’s African History Archive, Corey Library at Rhodes University, Iziko Museums of Cape Town, Klerksdorp Museum, Ladysmith Siege Museum, McGregor Museum in Kimberly, Museum Africa, National Museum in Bloemfontein, Northern Flagship Institution, Piper Collection from the University of Fort Hare, The Best of South from the South Photographs collection
  • Digitisation of collections from the South African History Archive at Wits University

2008

2007-2008

2006-2007

  • Digitisation of photographic collections from Bailey’s African History Archive, PhotoAccess, and photographers: Benny Gool, Louise Gubb, Eric Miller

2005-2006

  • Digitisation of 60,000 images as part of Guy Stubbs photographic archive

PRESENTATION OF PAPERS AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES BY MANAGING DIRECTOR, DAVID LARSEN

2012

2011

2010

Link to the companion presentation online. 2009

  • ‘An Analysis of Threats to Digital Media and Cost Effective Solutions’, South African Museums Association KZN Branch conference, museum professionals, Talana Museum, Dundee, South Africa

2008

2007

2006

2005

  • ‘Museums and Markets’, seminar at South African Museums Association national conference, Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • ‘An African Perspective’, Imaging Famine, leading Aid agencies in the UK, London, UK,

2004

2003

REFERENCES TO AFRICA MEDIA ONLINE IN THE MEDIA April 2011

November 2010

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