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What's the language?

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Bonjour à tous! International Francophonie Day highlights the global spread of French language and culture. It is the perfect day to celebrate our great collaboration with our French colleagues in The Polonsky Foundation England and France Project: Manuscripts from the...

“The Barbados Mercury”: Thoughts from the digitisation team

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

In December 2018, we completed the digitisation of The Barbados Mercury Gazette, funded through EAP1086. We have previously written about different stages of the project, such as the start and the digitisation training. In addition, on February 1, 2019, the...

BL Labs 2018 Commercial Award Runner Up: 'The Seder Oneg Shabbos Bentsher'

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

This guest blog is by the 2018 BL Labs Commercial Award runner up, David Zvi Kalman. The bentsher is a strange book, both invisible and highly visible. It is not among the more well known Jewish books, like the prayerbook,...

Business support in London by Deputy Mayor of London for Business, Rajesh Agrawal

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

As Deputy Mayor of London for Business, I would like to thank the British Library Business & IP Centre for giving me the opportunity to tell readers about the importance of business support in the capital and what the Mayor...

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