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17 November 2007


16 November 2007
Having introduced the Pellew manuscript collection in my last post, I thought it would be good to examine some of the gems unearthed so far.


15 November 2007
14 November 2007
This previous item of the month is just too good to miss. Lieutenant Peter Alexander Halkett's design for a cloak-boat, held in our rare book collection, is a portable boat...
14 November 2007
The Guardian: Rail company staff go digital to help trains run like clockwork ‘Northern Rail has issued 3,000 staff with digital watches, updated via a signal from the UK's...
14 November 2007
British History Online British History Online contains core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of Britain. Most of the content is...
12 November 2007
In one of my first posts on this blog I asked if the library still needed its current print subscription to Lloyd's List.


8 November 2007
January 2008 marks the 150th anniversary of the launch of the SS Great Eastern, Isambard Kingdom Brunel's last great steamship and for several years the largest ship ever to...
7 November 2007
I got some exciting news last month - both the Guardian and the Economist have been busy digitising their backfiles, and are about to launch online archives. The Guardian...


6 November 2007
Even though the summer has long gone, we can still see the summer triangle!