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Digi posters:5 at-a-glance guide to all the digitisation projects (pdf)

Digi posters:5 at-a-glance guide to all the digitisation projects (pdf)

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The JISC Digitisation Programme
Five centuries o unique resources or learning, teaching & research
The University oSouthampton hasdigitised a comprehensivecollection o 18thCentury British OcialParliamentary Publications that include theJournals o the House o Lords and Commons,House o Commons Sessional Papers,Parliamentary Registers, Private Acts and Billsand Local and Personal Acts. This project hasbrought together in one corpus the collectionso printed parliamentary record series held atthe University libraries at Southampton andCambridge and rare printed material rom theBritish Library.In digitising this historic material or theacademic and scholarly community, the projectrefects the long-standing commitment by theUniversity o Southampton to make BritishOcial Publications more accessible.Mark Brown – Librarian, University oSouthamptonFor more inormation on the JISC DigitisationProgramme, please go to:
www.jisc.ac.uk/digitisation
18th Century BritishOfcial ParliamentaryPublications 1688-1834
Web access to over one million pages o printed texts,tables, images and colour maps with ull text searching
Access to resource:
 Free access to UK FE/HE Institutions
Lead site:
 BOPCRIS, University o Southampton
Launch date:
 March 2007
Contact:
 bopcris@soton.ac.uk
Website:
 
www.bopcris.ac.uk/18c
Image: Luke Hansard (1752-1828), Printer to the British Government
 
The JISC Digitisation Programme
Five centuries o unique resources or learning, teaching & research
Archival SoundRecordings
A slice o the world’s rich audio heritage at your fngertips
This ground-breaking project willoer users an onlineully-searchabledigital library osound recordingsrom one o theworld’s treasure houses o audio heritage.Users will be able to integrate some o themost evocative recordings to transormlearning, teaching and research. Up to 12,000recordings, totalling 3,900 hours o encodingswill represent the expansive range and diversityo the British Library Sound Archive.For more inormation on the JISC DigitisationProgramme, please go to:
www.jisc.ac.uk/digitisation
‘Sound recordings represent a massively untapped resource in the feld o education…’
Lynne Brindley, Chie Executive o the British Library
Access to resource:
 Free access to UK FE/HE Institutions
Lead site:
 British Library Sound Archive
Launch date:
 September 2006
Website:
 
www.bl.uk/sounds
 
The JISC Digitisation Programme
Five centuries o unique resources or learning, teaching & research
British Newspapers1800–1900
Read all about Britain and the world rom the IndustrialRevolution to the Boxer Rebellion
Ten billion wordsand two millionpages are beingdigitised romcomplete runso 19th-centurylocal, regional andnational British newspapers.Iconic historical events rom the Battle oWaterloo and the Great Exhibition o 1851 to theopening o the Suez Canal. Read and repurposethe actual reporting o the Battle o Traalgarin the
Examiner 
and the gory details o theWhitechapel murders in the melodramatic
Illustrated Police News
. Also amous authorso the 19th-century period who wrote ornewspapers, including Dickens and Thackeray.For more inormation on the JISC DigitisationProgramme, please go to:
www.jisc.ac.uk/digitisation
Access to resource:
 Free access to UK FE/HE Institutions
Lead site:
 British Library
Launch date:
 October 2007
Website:
 
www.bl.uk/collections/britishnewspapers1800to1900.html

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