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Guess the Manuscript XVII

29 November 2014

Another month has flown by - and it's time for Guess the Manuscript once more! This snippet has been taken from a manuscript somewhere on Digitised Manuscripts, so get searching. Answers the usual way: through the comments box below or...

Celebrating Historic Newspapers

28 November 2014

In the four weeks leading to Christmas Europeana Newspapers partners are holding on- and offline events to promote the successful conclusion of a 3-year long collaboration to aggregate and make cross-searchable over 8 million pages of historic newspapers. You can...

Rare Noël Coward recording rediscovered

28 November 2014

The British Library Centre for Conservation contains a number of transfer studios in which a small but dedicated band of audio engineers are employed to convert at-risk analogue formats to high-resolution wav files, wav files being the Library's archival medium...

How to write a plain English summary

28 November 2014

An introduction to the Access to Understanding web resource, which provides guidance on how to write a plain English summary. The 2015 Access to Understanding science writing competition is now open for entries. The British Library, Europe PMC and eLife...

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