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Magnetic Tape Alert Project

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The Magnetic Tape Alert Project is an initiative of the Information for All Programme (IFAP) Working Group on Information Preservation. Photo: Bernhard Graf, Vienna Phonogrammarchiv Today’s knowledge of the linguistic and cultural diversity of humanity is widely based on magnetic...

Summer Placement with the UK Web Archive

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

By Isobelle Degale, Masters student, University of Sussex My summer placement at the British Library is now coming to an end. As a Masters student studying Human Rights, I contacted the UK Web Archiving team based at the British Library...

Alan Turing on the £50 note

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Alan Turing as told through An Oral History of British Science by those who worked with him in Manchester.

Finding Mermanjan – the star of the evening Part 3

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

We continue our story of Mermanjan and Thomas Maughan. The couple moved to Bombay soon after Thomas was promoted to Major in 1849. In 1854 he became Lieutenant Colonel. When the Indian Rebellion or ‘Mutiny’ broke out, Thomas was Political...

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