Digitising the 19th Century

Increasing access to historical materials - looking forward to hearing about new research emerging from this: Cengage's plans to digitise the 19th century could open up a whole new world, finds Matthew Reisz Described by its provider as "the most ambitious scholarly digitisation and publication programme ever undertaken", Nineteenth Century…

Sustainable Collections?

Initiative seeks sustainable ways to preserve collections. Matthew Reisz reports Britain's university archives own everything from medieval court records to prime ministers' letters, with definitive collections including subjects like theatre companies, pressure groups and leading businesses. Yet while essential for researchers, they are unlikely to escape the "deep cuts" that…