Bringing a living archive to life
The Living Archive challenges the idea of what an Indigenous museum collection can be and could become say experts including from the University of Melbourne.
Don’t forget the sweets!
Child letters are rare in the historical record but like those of a young Malcolm Fraser they are a unique window on history says University of Melbourne expert
Journal of the plague year
Universities, including University of Melbourne, are collaborating to crowd-source and archive accounts of the COVID-19 pandemic for use by future historians.
Treasuring Trove: Why Australia’s digital heritage platform is so special
The huge public success of Australia's digitised archive Trove is unique in the world, argues a University of Melbourne visiting expert from University of Leeds
Helping care leavers find and connect to their past
Find & Connect, run by the University of Melbourne, is a living online history project that allows people who lived in care to tell their side of the story.
When kissing was a crime
The University of Melbourne Archives preserves a unique window on the poignant stories and changing social attitudes that mark the history of LGBTI liberation
The era of the citizen historian
Andrew Murray and Hannah Lewi are crowdsourcing history through their PastPort mobile app, part of a new vanguard of citizen historian use of tech.
Animation in the 80s: the view from Melbourne
Film animation was in its infancy in 1970s Australia but the 1980s offered glimpses of a sustainable home-grown industry for the artform.
Armchair travel: 50 years of Melbourne films
Film and Television at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, is celebrating its golden anniversary by making 50 student films available.
Merchant Builders: Celebrating a fifty-year legacy
The legacy of one of Australia's most influential house-building companies is the focus of a research project and exhibition at the University of Melbourne