350MC Research Presentation

Title: Does Archive Information Want To Be Free? Firstly, I wanted to research into why archives are important and why we keep them: I found a document from Stephen Plant from University of London who says archives “form a unique and indispensable record for researchers”. Stephen Plant is the records manager at UoL; from this it can be inferred that he has a great deal of knowledge about records, archives and how they are catalogued and managed. Yet, the nature of his work automatically makes us assume that of course he is going to suggest that keeping archives is a positive … Continue reading 350MC Research Presentation

Hillfields’ Homeless

How can I get into the community? I need to think of more than one approach to do this. Hillfields is indeed a dangerous place so approaching people on the street or wondering round with a camera is going to be threatening. However,  because of the area there are organisations such as for the homeless. I am going to speak to the Coventry Day Care for the Homeless on Bird Street to find out more information of the organisation and see if this is a window of opportunity. Just finding this article in the Coventry Telegraph, posted yesterday, suggests that … Continue reading Hillfields’ Homeless