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Libraries of the Enlightenment gallery at the British Museum

The British Museum first opened its doors to the public in 1759, the first national public museum in the world to do so. Today, the advancement of scientific research, open debate, and fostering of global community remain core to the work of the nearly 800 people who work here, through care and interpretation of the […]

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The International Anthony Burgess Foundation Library

The International Anthony Burgess Foundation is an educational charity in the heart of Manchester that seeks to encourage and promote engagement with all aspects of the life and work of the novelist and composer Anthony Burgess (1917-1993). Established in 2003 by Burgess’s widow, Liana (1929-2007), the Burgess Foundation cares for an extensive library and archive, […]

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The Library of the Energy Institute

The Energy Institute (EI) is a not-for-profit chartered professional membership body bringing together expertise to tackle urgent global energy challenges. The EI’s ambition is that energy, and its critical role in the world, is better understood, managed and valued. The EI’s work benefits both energy professionals and the wider society. Today, the field of energy […]

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Library Hub Discover: highlighting Specialist Libraries and Historic Collections

This blog post forms part of History Day 2020, a day of online interactive events for students, researchers and history enthusiasts to explore library, museum, archive and history collections across the UK and beyond. Jisc Library Hub Discover, a free service, exposes rare and unique research material by bringing together the catalogues of over 165 […]

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Latest University and Specialist library catalogues added to Discover

We’re pleased to announce that the holdings of the University of West London, the Salvation Army International Heritage Centre, Museum of the Order of St John Library, Glasgow School of Art and Oxford Brookes University have been added to the Library Hub Discover service. University of West London The University of West London operates libraries […]