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Tech to boost your growing business

Friday, March 24, 2017

The ability to find solutions to age-old problems using technology has meant that businesses can realise their potential and reach a wide audience at an affordable cost. An example of this can be seen 100 feet below the streets of Clapham in South London, where something quite unusual is happening.

‘Post-it’ notes in the Will Self archive

Friday, March 24, 2017

Chris Beckett writes: ‘My books begin life in notebooks, then they move on to Post-it notes, the Post-its go up on the walls of the room […] short story ideas, tropes, metaphors, gags, characters, etc. When I'm working on a...

Living Knowledge Network skills sharing day

Friday, March 24, 2017

The Living Knowledge Network’s first skills sharing day took place late last year. Librarians from around the UK came to the Norrish Library in Portsmouth to talk together, share ideas and learn collectively. Following a recent blog post on the...

The East India Company’s Black Book of Misdemeanours

Friday, March 24, 2017

The East India Company knew that it was dangerous to employ overseas servants who were xenophobic, lazy, or dishonest. Indeed the Company was so concerned that it created a ‘Black Book’ to record errors and misdemeanours. IOR/H/29 The book which...

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