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Learning to read Cyrillic from 13th century Novgorod to the USSR

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

We do not know much about how children learned to read and write Slavonic languages in Cyrillic script in the 11th-15th centuries. The most popular teaching method was learning Psalms and copying manuscripts. Near the Russian city of Novgorod, among...

Practical and Reasonable – A history of the Association of Disabled Professionals

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The Archive of the Association of Disabled Professionals (Add MS 89385) is now available to research in the Manuscripts Reading Room. To celebrate the release of this archive, Diana Twitchin, a member and author of a history of the association,...

Innovation Labs and the digital divide

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Guest posting by Milena Dobreva-McPherson, Associate Professor Library and Information Studies UCL Qatar with contributions from Tuesday Bwalya, Lecturer, Library and Information Science Department, The University of Zambia (UNZA) and Fidelity Phiri, Visiting Researcher, UCL Qatar. Can you recall seeing...

Reflections from the First Sub-Saharan African Workshop on Digital Innovation Labs in Cultural Heritage Institutions

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Guest posting by Milena Dobreva-McPherson, Associate Professor Library and Information Studies UCL Qatar with contributions from Tuesday Bwalya, Lecturer, Library and Information Science Department, The University of Zambia (UNZA) and Fidelity Phiri, Visiting Researcher, UCL Qatar. Recently UCL Qatar joined...

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