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Transforming the British Library

Friday, September 25, 2020

Last year, the British Library signed an agreement with SMBL Developments Ltd, a consortium led by Stanhope plc, to develop the 2.8 acre site to the north of our existing Grade I Listed building at St Pancras. The new development,...

Making Data Into Sound

Friday, September 25, 2020

This is a guest post by Anne Courtney, Gulf History Cataloguer with the Qatar Digital Library, https://www.qdl.qa/en Sonification Over the summer, I’ve been investigating the sonification of data. On the Qatar Project (QDL), we generate a large amount of data,...

The sounds of Autumn

Friday, September 25, 2020

Cheryl Tipp, Curator of Wildlife & Environmental Sounds writes: The days are getting shorter, the leaves are turning colour and there starts to be a definite chill in the air. These changes all point to one thing - the glorious...

The World of Food and the UK Web Archive

Friday, September 25, 2020

By Helena Byrne, Curator of Web Archives at the British Library A variety of food Food is a subject that transcends culture, politics and leisure practices. Thus, food has always been a key part of the UK Web Archive (UKWA)...

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