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Ointments and Potions

22 April 2015

We have recently published to Digitised Manuscripts Sloane MS 345, a Dutch scientific manuscript of the early 16th century containing a cornucopia of scientific texts, from prescriptions for ointments and suppositories, to a treatise on varnishes for the conservation of...

Copying – right or wrong?

21 April 2015

Learn about your rights to use content and creations that are either in the public domain or under an open license and about copyright generally with the Business & IP Centre Newcastle.

Memories of Reading needs you!

21 April 2015

Memories of Reading is the name of a new research project conducted by the School of Education, University of Sheffield. The project seeks narratives, stories and anecdotes from all sections of the community, focusing on reading experiences and adventures spanning...

Foreign travellers to 19th-century Siam

21 April 2015

By the 15th century the kingdom of Ayutthaya had developed into an important trading centre, and Europeans, led by the Portuguese, started to travel to the region to seek their commercial fortunes and to extend their influence. Accounts left by...

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