Monthly Archives: October 2012

Doctoral Students: Open Days at the British Library

The British Library regularly opens its doors to PhD students and we recommend you go to one of the Doctoral Open Days advertised below if you are unfamiliar with the BL’s collections. The Open Days are arranged so that you … Continue reading

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New books on women in old times

Have you ever heard of Hannah Woolley, who in the 17th century kept a school at age fourteen and later lived on writing about domestic science? Or of Elizabeth Elstob, who in the 18th century was one of the foremost … Continue reading

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The digital dilemma – how do you go about sorting and cataloguing a digital personal archive?

We recently received a personal archive collection that will be of great importance to researchers today and in the future, but at 76 500 files (25.5GB) we were a little perplexed as to how to go about making the collection available. … Continue reading

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