Wikipedia and the British Library

Posted in Research on February 13th, 2013 by steve

“I’ve been working as the Wikipedian in Residence at the British Library for the past nine months. This is a one-year project funded by the AHRC, which aims to study the ways in which academics and specialists can engage with Wikipedia and similar projects …” (more)

[Andrew Gray, Digital Scholarship, 13 February]

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Lines of beauty: British Library’s medieval manuscripts go digital

Posted in Research on February 9th, 2013 by steve

“Nothing brings a book of 900-year-old parchment to life as much as realising that you can still see the hair follicles of the unfortunate beasts who gave up their hides for it …” (more)

[Alice Fishburn, FT.com, 8 February]

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