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Digitisation project puts Darwin’s personal library online

Charles Darwin’s personal scientific library, including notes and comments scribbled by him on the pages and margins of his collection, has been made available online for the first time

Online resource for research on film, tele and radio content launched

A search engine that will allow researchers to access online databases with 13 million records relating to film, television and radio content has been launched

Drama Online to bring the universe of drama literature and playwrights to the web

An online resource – Drama Online - that will provide unique access to the finest drama literature, featuring the works of Aeschylus in 5th Century BC right through to the present day content, is set to launch in 2012

BBC publication The Listener lives online as an archive

Historians, students, and researchers can access 62 years of the most influential cultural, political and media commentary of the 20th century, through an online resource

Connected Histories opens access to British history including past royal weddings

A digital project funded by JISC and created by academics from the Universities of Hertfordshire, London, and Sheffield, is making millions of historical records more accessible to the public

Using e-books in libraries made easy

Understanding how to develop a sustainable business model and engage with the audience using e-books can be a tricky one especially as there are no precedents for info pros to learn from. It is amid such context that Facet Publishing launches "e-books in libraries"

An inspiration to become an information innovator

Innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity are often described as key professional attributes to succeed in the digital age. While information professionals understand and appreciate the importance of these qualities, they are often accused of simply adjusting to the digitised world rather than creating visions and steering the sector boldly in newer directions

A guide to help you move from the pre-web world to the new media world

Author and an internet pioneer, Steven Rosenbaum, explains how in a world dominated by user-generated content, users are becoming editors. “It’s called curation,” he says in his book called Curation Nation

Is social the future of search?

Experts advise info pros to embrace the growing trend and understand how they can unlock the knowledge and experience of their own, personal networks
ICO praise for credit reference industry
Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) report highlights a good understanding of data protection in...
Free up CIO time to grow the top line
Survey finds CIOs twice as likely to focus on delivering IT services as on innovation and growing th...
Disconnect between access to information and accountability
PwC/Iron Mountain study shows businesses happy to hand data to customer-focused teams without holdin...
WW1 theme for National Archives short film competition
Budding filmmakers invited to use The National Archives’ collection of First World War documents as ...
Africa needs more STEM research to meet its potential
Report from the World Bank and Elsevier looks at “A Decade of Development: Science Technology Engine...
AFP media content on new MSN
Online news content from AFP now available worldwide on Microsoft’s new MSN experience...
Universities warned to look out for contract cheating
Essays bought online are often of poor quality and leave students open to being accused of plagiaris...
Mock the work
New copyright rules forecast to lead to an explosion in parody and subsequent copyright disputes...
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