Aug 042014
 

It seems extraordinary to us now that the assassination of an unpopular Archduke in a relatively obscure country could have started the most significant war the world had ever known. A hundred years ago, on the 28th June 1914, a […]

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Sep 182013
 

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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Nov 092012
 

In 2014 we will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War. This event will  generate new interest in historic material relating to such a significant part of our history. JISC has funded work to explore what teachers and […]

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Mar 272012
 

There has been a surge of interest in the silent film genre following the huge success of The Artist at the 2012  Academy Awards. To follow up on this we thought we would take a look at some of the […]

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Feb 012012
 

Now that JISC MediaHub has been live for some time we thought it would be useful to highlight some of the best collections and materials that you can find and access in the service. To kick off this series of […]

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