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28 October 2020 UK Web Archive
By Rosita Murchan, Web Archivist, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) Screenshot of the PRONI Web Archive homepage The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) Web Archive has been building its collection of websites for almost ten years,...
27 October 2020 Sound and vision
Eddie South in 1946 (The Library of Congress, Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons) By Jonathan Summers, Curator of Classical Music For Black History Month in previous years I have written about classical musicians such as Dean Dixon and Cullen Maiden...
27 October 2020 Untold lives
With the coronavirus pandemic we are all getting used to wearing facemasks in a range of public spaces from shops to transport. Yet whilst the wearing of masks feels very new to us it is not the first time that...
26 October 2020 Maps and views
A guest post by Chantelle Richardson, Librarian of the National Library of Jamaica and former Chevening British Library Fellow Throughout my year at the British Library, I was privy to seeing some amazing resources. One of my projects focused on...
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