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Cotton manuscripts quiz

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Last week we announced that the manuscript collection of Sir Robert Cotton, held at the British Library, has been added to the UNESCO Memory of the World UK Register. To celebrate, we've decided to test our readers' knowledge of the...

International research collaboration on South Asian audiovisual heritage

Friday, June 15, 2018

In March this year the British Library began a new research project with the Archives and Research Center for Ethnomusicology (ARCE) in India, focused around our South Asian audiovisual heritage collections. Funded through a grant from the Department for Business,...

From Sokol to Symbolism: the short life of Karel Hlaváček

Friday, June 15, 2018

The tragic figure of the frail poet dying prematurely of consumption is one which haunts European literature from Keats to Jiří Wolker. Yet there can be few less likely candidates for this role than the Czech poet Karel Hlaváček. He...

Team @BL_DigiSchol join @thecarpentries at #CarpentryCon2018 in Dublin

Friday, June 15, 2018

CarpentryCon 2018 UCD Dublin Members of the Digital Scholarship team, Alex, Rossitza and Stella, attended The Carpentries community inaugural conference held on the relaxing campus of University College Dublin 29 May-1 June. The atmosphere at the event was energising thanks...

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