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What websites do we collect during UK General Elections?

Friday, April 28, 2017

The UK Web Archive has been archiving websites connected to General elections since 2005. During the 2005 and 2010 elections, collecting was done on a permissions-cleared basis requiring curators to make contact with individual website owners requesting permission to archive...

Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths

Friday, April 28, 2017

The British Library’s exhibition Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths opens today, marking the 100th anniversary of the Revolution, an event that changed history and profoundly influenced the course of the 20th century. The exhibition follows Russian history from the reign...

Photographs for International Labour Day

Friday, April 28, 2017

To mark International Labour Day on Monday, I thought I would browse through two photographic collections where I knew there would be some great images of people at work. The first set of photographs is from Mongolia (EAP264). I could...

Nicola LeFanu at 70

Friday, April 28, 2017

To celebrate her 70th birthday on 28 April 2017, we are taking a closer look at the career and influences of composer Nicola LeFanu, and highlighting two of her works held within the music manuscript collections at the British Library....

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