WW1 Discovery at UK Museums and the Web 2012

Published on November 16th, 2012 | by Adrian Stevenson

Just a quick post to say that I’ll be doing a very short 4 minute open mic talk on the WW1 project at this years ‘UK Museums and the Web 2012: Strategically Digital‘ conference to be ... Read More


How to Use Our API

Published on November 8th, 2012 | by Adrian Stevenson

As Adrian notes in the API release post, this is the first version of our proof-of-concept API. We’ll do our best not to change the content structure significantly, but it may change to some degree.  At ... Read More



WW1 Discovery API First Public Release

Published on November 8th, 2012 | by Adrian Stevenson

We’re pleased to announce the first public release of our prototype aggregation API. Lee’s written a ‘How to use our API‘ post with more details. I’ll give a little more on the background here. The first ... Read More


Bleriot monoplane on the ground with a large crowd of people looking at the aircraft.

September Update

Published on September 18th, 2012 | by Adrian Stevenson

We’ve been making good progress in the last few months, so I thought an update would be timely. Firstly, a little while back now we had a number of conversations with the Imperial War Museum and, ... Read More


Kings Report

First World War: Are We Getting the Complete Picture?

Published on September 5th, 2012 | by Adrian Stevenson

As mentioned on our ‘About‘ page, the WW1 Discovery project has been building on the work undertaken by Kings College London, to identify and synthesise First World War content as well as identifying the requirements of ... Read More


image of a British infantryman discovering Santa Claus in the barn where he is sleeping.

Discoverable WW1 Content Providers

Published on August 10th, 2012 | by Adrian Stevenson

(Image of A British Infantryman Discovering Santa © IWM (Art.IWM PST 13397) ) The Discovery programme Phase 1 report identified a number of key WW1 content providers whose metadata we should consider including in our aggregation ... Read More



Preliminary Strategy

Published on August 1st, 2012 | by Adrian Stevenson

(Image © IWM (Q 20028)) Our main task in phase 2 of the WW1 exemplar project is to create an API which exposes WW1 digital content. Essentially this will be a one-stop-shop interface which people can ... Read More


Australian soldier in the trenches at Croix du Bac, near Armentieres, using a wind direction indicator to assess the likelihood of a gas attack, 18th May 1916.

Introducing the World War One Discovery Project

Published on July 20th, 2012 | by Adrian Stevenson

Welcome to the World War One Discovery project blog. You might have noticed that we’ve quietly been publishing a few of posts giving information on the aims and objectives of the project, along with details about ... Read More


Boys engaged in a drawing class at an English school during the First World War. Their subject is a potted plant.

Project team and end user engagement

Published on July 10th, 2012 | by Adrian Stevenson

All of the team are based at Mimas at the University of Manchester – here’s more about the people involved: Adrian Stevenson – Project Manager and Technical Coordinator. Adrian is a Senior Technical Innovations Coordinator for ... Read More

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