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British Libraries: The Panizzi Lectures 2016

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Every year since 1985, the British Library has hosted a series of lectures on the history of the book. These lectures are known as the Panizzi lectures in honour of Sir Anthony Panizzi (1797–1879), an Italian immigrant and patriot who...

Europeana Sounds second editathon!

Friday, September 23, 2016

As part of our Europeana Sounds project we will be holding our second wildlife sounds editathon at the British Library between 10am and 4pm on Saturday the 8th October. Join us on a sound safari, as we explore the sound...

Find out how one man turned his “light bulb moment” into reality

Friday, September 23, 2016

Guy Jeremiah, inventor of the Ohyo collapsible water bottle, chats to us about his “light bulb moment” in the train station and how he turned it into a successful business.

Web Archiving Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Thursday, September 22, 2016

‘For the Olympics, the whole world is captivated, turns on its television and supports their country’ Introduction The Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil may be over but it will be some time before they are forgotten...

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