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Interactive resourceWest Africa is a place of great diversity – in language, in writing, in the hugely varied means of recording information and passing it on. Marion Wallace and Janet Topp Fargion (British Library) explore the region’s contribution to literacy, and the creativity with which West Africans communicate in word and...
Wallace, Marion ; Topp Fargion, Janet
Interactive resourceGus Casely-Hayford (SOAS and King’s College London), Janet Topp Fargion (British Library) and Marion Wallace (British Library) introduce the cultural dynamism and creativity of West Africa, and explain how word, symbol and song have shaped a thousand years of history.
Casely-Hayford, Augustus ; Topp Fargion, Janet ; Wallace, Marion
Interactive resourceMarion Wallace (British Library) introduces the leading writers of African heritage in 18th-century Britain, and explains how the pen became a weapon against both the slave trade and the system of enslavement itself.
Towards a National Collection: Persistent Identifiers as IRO Infrastructure – Project Launch WebinarThe project will bring together best practices in the use of PIDs in the UK heritage sector, with a focus on those that are Independent Research Organisations. Building on existing work and projects, we will share expertise and provide recommendations on the approach to PIDs for colleagues across the UK...
Kotarski, Rachael ; Padfield, Joseph ; Stack, John ; Madden, Frances
Interactive resourceThe British Library service known as EThOS is effectively a shop window on the amazing doctoral research undertaken in UK universities. With half a million thesis titles listed, you can uncover unique research on every topic imaginable and often download the full thesis file to use immediately for your own...
Interactive resourceCreative and cultural organisations require repositories that look good, are attractive to users and support a wide range of non-text research outputs. Join us to learn more about our shared repository for UK cultural heritage organisations.
Basford, Jenny ; Glancy, Mark ; Gould, Sara
Interactive resourceThis webinar will provide an introduction to research data and how to use persistent identifiers such as DOIs to make research data and other digital outputs like theses and grey literature findable and citable online. This webinar will also provide an introduction to DataCite, an international non-profit organisation, which enables...
Interactive resourceResearchers working from home may find now, more than ever, that they cannot access all they need to do their research. This webinar will introduce the concept of open access, and the various tools and resources that enable access to the resources researchers need.
Interactive resourcePersistent Identifiers as IRO Infrastructure is an AHRC funded project as part of the Towards a National Collection programme. In this second webinar for the project, the project team presented the initial results of a survey on the use of persistent identifiers in Heritage Organisations followed by a panel discussion...
Kotarski, Rachael ; Page, Roderic
Interactive resourceThis webinar will showcase the latest developments from the EC-funded FREYA project, including the PID Graph which provides a method to discover the relationships between different researchers and their organisations and find out the full impact of research outputs. It will also describe upcoming developments planned in the final year...