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Wonderlands

Next weekend (24th – 26th August) the British Library hosts a Festival of International Writing for Children. Three days of stories, words, drawings, conversations and explorations as some of the best known writers for children and young people appear on the British Library’s piazza … Continue reading

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British Library’s Social Welfare Portal launched

I was very pleased to be invited to the soft launch of the British Library’s new Social Welfare Portal. Apart from being a very nice occasion, it was great to see a demo of the portal. It’s taken a lot … Continue reading

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The British Library would like your feedback

Have you been using Social Science materials at the British Library for postgraduate or academic research? If so, the British Library would like to hear from you. As part of an ongoing collaborative partnership with the Economic and Social Research … Continue reading

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Campaign! Make an impact

On Tuesday 20th March a training and networking day was held at the library about Campaign! Make an impact.  The day was facilitated by Jan Pimblett, Principal Development Officer at the London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) and was attended by a wide … Continue reading

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The OTHER great library at our doorstep: Social Science Collections at the British Library

We often forget that we are a stone’s throw away from the other great library – the British Library which is our national library. Last Tuesday, thanks to a timely reminder from an esteemed colleague, I attended a lunch time talk … Continue reading

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New British Library webpages for social scientists

The British Library (BL) has recently re-designed its webpages for research support, neatly bringing together all the resources and events likely to be of interest to researchers in the social sciences. As you might expect education features as one of … Continue reading

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Digital Researcher

The news about delicious is a reminder about the experimental, and therefore sometimes precarious, nature of Web 2.0 technologies, but their use in research is becoming much more mainstream. The British Library and Vitae are running a free event on February 14th. Aimed at research … Continue reading

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