Tag: archives

BBC Wildlife Finder

The BBC has launched an amazing archive of wildlife videos, sounds  and stories. The wildlife finder gives you access to an ever growing collection of BBC natural history programmes, with video clips from series such as: Planet Earth, Blue Planet,

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Proceedings of the Old Bailey

The Central Criminal Court in the U.K is popularly known as The Old Bailey. It deals with major criminal cases from Greater London and, in exceptional cases, from other parts of Britain. It stands on the site of the medieval

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Names and archives and all…

Following on from the visit to the National Archives at Kew last week, TOTD was ‘filing’ info on a newly ‘discovered’ great-great-great grandfather only to notice a certificate of baptism from 25 years ago this very day.  To mark the occasion

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The National Archives

If Library staff are a bit thin on the ground today, it’s because some have gone on a summer visit to Kew: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ and if that doesn’t grab you, perhaps this section will: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/spies/ciphers/default.htm or if even that is too

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The Wayback Machine

Shockingly TOTD hasn’t covered The Wayback Machine before – an archive of the internet as it was.  Remind yourself what your web pages used to look like.  Revel in the past. It’s grown more recently and now includes video and

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First World War Digital Poetry Archive

Based at Oxford University and funded by the JISC, this digital archive is a collection of poetry, prose and other writings by soldiers and people who lived during the First World War. This archive is available to the public and

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personal digital archiving

Anyone else have problems/worries/nightmares with keeping and storing across time all those precious photos and other files you now keep in digital format? Dlib has two articles (or one article split into two) this month on the subject which are/is helpful and

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ArchivesHub

Many thanks for all the contributions of late – it’s almost hard to keep up.  But TOTD will get to them. http://www.archiveshub.ac.uk/ from a contributor who writes: “This gives a nice subject way into the archives hub and I find

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