JFK : Life and Death in the Media Spotlight

JFK : Life and Death in the Media Spotlight

Fifty years ago the world was rocked on its axis by the news that the President of the United States of America, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, had been assassinated during a visit to Dallas. That the most powerful leader in the […]

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Fantasy Speakers' Corner

Fantasy Speakers’ Corner

Inspired by the recent anniversary of Martin Luther King’s famous “I have a dream” speech, this was intended to be a blog-post featuring world-famous speeches but it soon became clear that archive footage of such speeches is very rare indeed. […]

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Jisc MediaHub Headlines

Jisc MediaHub Headlines

Jisc MediaHub has featured prominently recently over on the Jisc website: emphasising the free offer to FE and highlighting the new IET.tv collection for engineering and technology. New subscribers can explore the richness of Jisc MediaHub’s content through our blog […]

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Our 20th Century Industrial Heritage

Our 20th Century Industrial Heritage

Manufacturing Pasts If you have an interest in the social history of 20th Century industrial Britain you will want to know about a  new set of resources recently released by the University of Leicester. Manufacturing Pasts is a collection of digitised […]

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Exploring Media and Memory in Wales

Exploring Media and Memory in Wales

This summer the 2013 National Eisteddfod – Wales’s annual celebration of art and culture – takes place in Denbigh and the JISC-funded project, Media and the Memory in Wales, celebrates its first birthday! We wanted to take a further look at […]

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Performance Shakespeare withdrawn

JISC Collections writes: The Performance Shakespeare collection of films has been removed from JISC MediaHub. The licence term ended on 20 June 2013 and, to extend it, Espresso Education requested further payment. The usage of the collection does not justify […]

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Legacy of the Genetic Codebreakers

Legacy of the Genetic Codebreakers

The Wellcome Library has launched a major new digital resource which tells the story of genetics. ‘Codebreakers: Making of Modern Genetics’  contains the digitised archives of the most prominent individuals in this field, together with lots of supporting material. To celebrate […]

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New Features

Simpler classification of collection types Advanced Search: time/date, people My MediaHub: bookmarking, commenting, tagging

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