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27 September 2007
Developing the first fiction title for the National Maritime Museum’s publishing list has been a fascinating and challenging experience. We are used to publishing catalogues...
25 September 2007
If you've visited the Caird Library recently you'll know that in July and August we were on 'summer hours', where we close an hour later than usual at 5.45 pm. This is...
19 September 2007
One of the things you'll see regularly on this blog are the posts called 'links for [date]', or ' links for [date]'. But what's so delicious about a link, you may...
19 September 2007
Home page - Your Archives The National Archives' online community of records users. These pages are for you to contribute your knowledge of archival sources held by The...


19 September 2007
The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds Originally uploaded by Ken Schwarz
18 September 2007
Battleships cruisers Excellent resource for researching WW1 and WW2 ships. Enter a ships name to find out about the class of ship and each individal ship in the class....
15 September 2007 This is really great site for researching ships that transported convicts to Australia.
14 September 2007
Did you know that there is a small display case in the Library? It is very easy to walk straight past the case on your way to the desk without stopping to take a look at what...
12 September 2007
Oxford DNB theme: Trafalgar, Nelson, and the national memory This is an 'open shelves' essay from the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. No subscription needed! (tags...
12 September 2007
Are you interested in researching your family history? Perhaps you have some maritime ancestors but don’t know how to find out about them.