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Imaging & Archiving News is a monthly round up of the most interesting and informative articles we have come across in the last month plus a few of our own of course...
Imaging & Archiving News – March 2016
Imaging & Archiving News is a monthly round up of the most interesting and informative articles we have come across in the last month plus a few of our own of course...
Preserving Hurley’s Legacy

The RGS-IBG has digitised its historic collection of glass plate and celluloid negatives from Frank Hurley, official photographer of the Endurance Expedition.

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Scanning The Past

Morgan Fisher is an acclaimed British musician who played with Mott the Hoople and Queen (on their 1982 tour of Europe).

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The Digitisation Workshop

Our digitisation workshops are for the libraries, archives and museums sector. Our main aim will be to show you an end to end digitisation process from capture through to online serving of the digitised content.

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Digitisation project between Ancestry.co.uk and Library and Museum of Freemasonry

A digitisation project between the Library and Museum and Ancestry will make searching for masons from the past much easier.

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Hundreds of hidden Birmingham photos found

Hundreds of pictures discovered in a cupboard which show Birmingham in the 1950s and 1960s have gone on display.

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Wicks and Wilson Roll Film Scanners

Take advantage of our heavily discounted prices for Wicks and Wilson production roll film scanners.

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Massive Bob Dylan Archive Heads to Tulsa

A treasure-trove of more than 6,000 Bob Dylan artifacts, including numerous pages of handwritten lyrics, concert films, and recording sessions have been acquired by the George Kaiser Family Foundation and the University of Tulsa.

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North Yorkshire Secret Stories of First World War Revealed

The stories of men from the North Riding who appealed against conscription in the First World War are being revealed thanks to National Lottery players with the opening of a rare archive by North Yorkshire County Record Office.

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Rare Globes From the 1600s Are Being Digitized So You Can Spin Them Online

If you had a globe as a kid, you’ll probably remember the joy of spinning the world around with your grimy fingers.

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Photographing a unique part of Paisley's textiles heritage

It is nearly two hundred years old, and has to be handed with great care. The Paisley pattern shawl is carefully brought out from its temperature- and humidity-controlled store at the town's museum, gently unfurled and placed upon a stand, then photographed, then replaced.

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Scottish chapbooks now online

Over 3,000 Scottish chapbooks are now on the Library’s Digital Gallery! You find them under the heading “Chapbooks printed in Scotland”.

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Cambridge's Queens' College library reveals its secrets after 568 years

It has sat at the heart of Cambridge for 568 years, but college staff are still making discoveries at what (they think) is the oldest library in the city.

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