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04 July 2015 Medieval manuscripts
Today is the 4th of July, the birthday of one of the most famous documents in the world, the United States Declaration of Independence. This year we are celebrating another very important birthday at the British Library, namely the 800th...
03 July 2015 English and Drama
Additional MS 46700 Tomorrow sees the anniversary of the now world famous boat trip on the River Thames in Oxford, when the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a mathematics don at Oxford University, rowed up the river with the three young...
03 July 2015 UK Web Archive
You may have heard of the term 'Web Archiving' but what is it and why is it important that the UK Legal Deposit libraries support this? This short video is a good start: What do the UK Web Archive collect?...
03 July 2015 Digital scholarship
'Enabling Complex Analysis of Large Scale Digital Collections', a project funded by the Jisc Research Data Spring, empowers researchers to turn their research questions into computational queries and gathers social and technical requirements for infrastructures and services that allow computational...
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