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John Lovejoy, bookbinding tyrant

30 July 2015

What changed bookbinder John Lovejoy, “a good looking, full-bodied, red-faced, dark haired man… with a great business” into “The Tyrant”? In the 1770s London bookbinders tended to work longer than other craftsmen. One binder, John Lovejoy, (1749-1818) took it upon...

On the road: some user guides to libraries and archives

30 July 2015

Over the last couple of years I have been tweeting the many notifications that I have received on users' experiences of archives and libraries. Even if an institution has its own website, readers' impressions can be very helpful. Twitter, however,...

Loyalist Lawyers: Exiles from the American Revolution

29 July 2015

Above: A Copy of Paul Revere's engraving of the Boston Massacre, The Massachusetts Calender, for...1772...By Philomathes [from our 'American revolution' web resource] [It's Summer Scholars time so here's our first post condensing the talks given this year. Sally E. Hadden,...

Top tips on online accounting for small business

29 July 2015

Online accounting has arrived. Read our top tips on online accounting for small business.

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