Category Archives: News

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Welcome to CityLIS 19/20!

The new CityLIS academic year 19/20 starts with our Induction Class on Thursday 19th September, in advance of our taught programme which returns on Monday September 23rd. This year, perhaps more than ever, we all understand that library and information … Continue reading

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Radical Immersions Conference

This post was originally published on Joseph Dunne-Howrie’s blog. *** This conference was organised by the Digital Research Humanities Association and looked at the impact new (and not so new) technologies are having on the ways art is produced and received by … Continue reading

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Boom! City LIS students feel the impact of a visit to the British Library Symposium

***Adel Szeheres, Marta Szczutek, Sarah and Wai-ting Cheung*** Digital collections are at the forefront of change in the digital world – able to respond quickly to new trends they are having an impact on communities, culture and the culture sector. … Continue reading

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The Visit to the BL Labs Symposium

***Xiaiqin Zhang, Zoi Pegiadou, Luke Buckley and Nicolas Dunn*** The Morning: After an introduction the first presentation was hosted by Daniel Pett, who talked about ‘Cultural Heritage Digital Collections’ and what could be done with them. One of the points … Continue reading

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Looking at History Through the Eyes of the Future

***Wanting Wang, Valentina Dine and Valerie Valentine*** The British Labs symposium brought together a vast amount of new ideas and innovations that used the British Library’s digital collections and data to the table. It showed us the applications of learnt … Continue reading

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