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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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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Performance Shakespeare withdrawn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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Planned for 2014

Release of mobile app New usage reports for site representatives Provision of COUNTER multimedia report

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Tutankhamun

Tutankhamun

The 16th February 2013 marked the 90th anniversary of Howard Carter’s historic unsealing of the royal burial chamber of Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings. He had been searching for the tomb for many years, with the financial backing of Lord […]

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Robert Burns - Man of the People

Robert Burns – Man of the People

The life of Robert Burns is celebrated every year on the 25th January; the date of his birth. Why did the Burns Night tradition start and how did this obscure Ayrshire farm lad, born in 1759,  turn into a literary […]

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The Hobbit

The Hobbit

Peter Jackson’s eagerly anticipated new film ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ opens in the UK today, so  we thought a special blog post about ‘The Hobbit’ would be an ideal way to mark the festive season. So put up your […]

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Great JISC MediaHub Bake Off

Great JISC MediaHub Bake Off

The third series of the Great British Bake Off draws to a close tonight leaving many viewers wondering what cakes, biscuits, breads, crispbreads and gingerbread artistry they can try their hand at. We decided to take a look through JISC […]

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