Microsoft recently acquired the mobile application Acompli, and has rebranded its iOS and Android apps as Microsoft Outlook.
This is a concern for staff and faculty at UBC who might use the application, because it is not compliant with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and UBC information security policies and standards.
Decades-old documents to be transformed into easily sharable digital data
Constance Crompton, assistant professor of digital humanities, has embarked upon a similar digitization project.
A new recipient of the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund, Crompton’s research project, titled "The Exchange: A Humanist Data Lab," joins the past with the present through digitization.