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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...

Doctoral Students' Open Day: Digital Scholarship

28 November 2014

For the second year running, the British Library Doctoral Student's Open Day programme includes a day dedicated to Digital Scholarship. This will take place on 23 January 2015 from 10:00 to 16:30 at the British Library Conference Centre. Coordinated by...

‘All Horrid’ – but not all German

28 November 2014

One of the display cases in our current Gothic Exhibition shows a collection of books whose fame today rests largely on their being mentioned in a novel by Jane Austen (much like Kotzebue’s Lovers’ Vows, discussed in an earlier post)....

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