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22 February 2019 Living Knowledge
The British Library holds something in the order of 160 million collection items. Among these are millions of old and rare items that comprise texts, illustrations, maps, music scores and other content on paper or parchment. Whether printed, handwritten, drawn...
21 February 2019 Digital scholarship
I am very pleased to announce that the British Library in collaboration with PRImA (Pattern Recognition & Image Analysis Research Lab) and the Alan Turing Institute are launching the ICDAR2019 Competition on Recognition of Historical Arabic Scientific Manuscripts. Why are...
21 February 2019 Untold lives
The India Office Records recently acquired a fascinating collection of transcripts of interviews with Indian veterans of the First and Second World Wars. The interviews were carried out by the American historian DeWitt Ellinwood (1923-2012) and his team of researchers...
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