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A Calendar Page for October 2016

Saturday, October 1, 2016

For more information about the Bedford Hours, please see our post for January 2016; for more on medieval calendars in general, our original calendar post is an excellent guide. Calendar page for October from the Bedford Hours, France (Paris), c....

How British lifestyle label Toast went from strength to strength

Friday, September 30, 2016

We had a quick Q&A with Toast co-founder Jessica Seaton ahead of her appearance at the British Library

Launching the Living Knowledge Network

Friday, September 30, 2016

It seems very approporiate to post about the new Living Knowledge Network on #Followalibrary day. This new network is a nationwide partnership between three national libraries and 21 major libraries in cities and towns across the UK, with a shared...

Albert Spalding - American violinist

Friday, September 30, 2016

In a recent blog about swans, my colleague Cheryl Tipp used a recording of the famous work by Saint-Saëns, Le Cygne. Normally played on the cello, she found an arrangement for violin played by the American violinist Albert Spalding. Along...

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