Category Archives: News

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CityLIS at the British Library Labs Symposium

***Akina Maeda, Amanda Cooper, Andrea Anderson and Andy Farquhar*** The Elastic System – Akina Although it was a very short talk, one of the talks particularly grabbed my attention. Indeed I believe many other attendances were interested in it as … Continue reading

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Digitization projects in the GLAM sector

***Jennifer Samura, David Ocran, Kate Hawkins and Katrina Tandoh*** Discovered in 1953 by Kathleen Kenyon, the 7,000-year-old Jericho Skull was a sensational find. The skull is shaped, melded and decorated to support the intricacy of the human face and early … Continue reading

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Written in Stone

***Farah Ali, Fatema Alazemi, Hillary Jordan and Janan Nuri*** After attending the British Labs Symposium on 12th November 2018 we #CityLIS students got together to reflect on what we learned during the day. In particular we were inspired by the … Continue reading

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British Library Labs Symposium

Student Perspectives is our series of posts written by current CityLIS students. CityLIS staff and students attended the British Library Labs Symposium on November 12 2018. The event showcased projects that used the BL’s digital collection. A keynote was given … Continue reading

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Authorship in the Age of the Infosphere

***This essay was written by CityLIS student Anna Gialdini in April 2019. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission as part of our CityLIS Writes initiative.*** The infosphere – and one of its predominant media, the internet – have … Continue reading

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