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The Women’s Library has moved to the LSE

March 13th, 2014 at 09:03

The Women's Library @ LSE celebrated its new home with an official opening ceremony yesterday. It is now located in a reading room at the London School of Economics in Aldwych and will be open to the public from the end of this month.

Wellcome Images: thousands of years of visual culture made freely available

January 23rd, 2014 at 05:01

Over 100,000 high resolution images including manuscripts, paintings, etchings, early photography and advertisements are now freely available through Wellcome Images.

Time Magazine archives

April 18th, 2012 at 12:04

Find full text of articles from Time, the weekly American news magazine published in New York, here:  http://www.time.com/time/archive/.  The archive covers content from 1923 to the present day.

Search Your Film Archives

October 17th, 2011 at 07:10

Search Your Film Archives is a *free* online resource that allows you to explore Britain’s film heritage, and where available, watch videos online.  It is part of the Screen Heritage UK (SHUK) project launched by the British Film Institute (BFI) and regional film archives throughout the UK in September.  Further details and access can be [...]

Digital Microfilm: latest addition to National Archives documents

August 26th, 2011 at 08:08

“Digital Microfilm allows you to search and download some of The National Archives’ most popular records, which were previously available on microfilm. The National Archives has a large collection of microfilmed records, and we hope that making these available online will increase their accessibility. This will ultimately allow the microfilm readers used at The National [...]

The Italian Connection: oral history project

August 18th, 2011 at 09:08

The Italian Connection: oral history project With the support of the Big Lottery and MLA Council, Nottingham City Library Service is currently undertaking a project to record the history and development of the Italian community in Nottingham. In the first stage of this project, the Nottingham City Libraries are concentrating on the experiences of individuals [...]

UNESCO recognition for Women’s library

June 2nd, 2011 at 08:06

A collection of valuable documents telling the story of the women’s suffrage movement has been one of 20 items selected to represent the outstanding heritage of the United Kingdom on the UNESCO UK Memory of the World Register. The selection of eight items, drawn from the archives of London Met’s Women’s Library, and the Parliamentary [...]

British Library buys poet’s 40,000 emails

April 20th, 2011 at 08:04

From The Independent, Wed 20 April 2011: The British Library has paid £32,000 for the poet Wendy Cope’s archive, which includes 40,000 emails from 2004 to the present. It is the biggest email archive acquisition in the library’s history, probably in Britain, and is a landmark on the way to correspondence archives becoming fully digital.

St George’s Chapel Archives and Chapter Library

January 13th, 2011 at 01:01

The library holdings of St George’s Chapel Archives and Chapter Library, Windsor Castle are now live on Copac. This is the first time that the library’s holdings have been available to search online. The Library has been an integral part of the life of the College of St George from its foundation in 1348. The [...]