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The London Lives book is nearly here…

The new book by Tim Hitchcock and Robert Shoemaker is due out in August 2015 and now taking pre-orders: London Lives: Poverty, Crime and the Making of a Modern City is the outcome of several years’ work on the London Lives project. The … Continue reading

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CitC Zotero Bibliography

At the Old Bailey Online we use Zotero a lot. We use it for all our site bibliographies, and there is an Old Bailey Online translator so you can gather references into Zotero with a single click. We like it so … Continue reading

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Old Bailey Online and London Lives emails and status updates

We’ve recently discovered that our email addresses for Old Bailey Online and London Lives have not been functioning correctly for a few weeks. We’re very sorry if anyone has tried to contact us recently and been unable to get in touch. … Continue reading

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Old Bailey and London Lives News

We’ve just completed some updates to both the Old Bailey Online and London Lives websites. Some users may experience strange behaviour and error messages on either site: if so please refresh your browser (try a ‘hard’ refresh: CTRL-F5 on Windows, … Continue reading

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Link: Tricks for Transcribing High-Contrast Historical Reproductions For when a ‘black blob’ on a microfilm or digital scan isn’t really a black blob after all…

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Link: Locating London’s Past Locating London’s Past is an exciting new resource enabling users to search a wide body of digital resources relating to early modern and eighteenth-century London, and to map the results on to a new version of John … Continue reading

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Link: Old Bailey Online and London Lives in Discover My Past England There is a very nice illustrated article about us in the latest issue of the online magazine Discover My Past England. 

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London Lives user facilities

London Lives 1690-1800 isn’t just a bunch of digitised archives for 18th-century London. It also offers a set of user facilities that are specifically designed to aid researchers. If you sign up for a user account you get the following … Continue reading

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Link: Digital Humanities Spotlight: 7 Important Digitization Projects Nice article from Brain Pickings looking at seven projects including London Lives: fantastic digitization projects that democratize access to and understanding of some of our civilization’s most valuable cultural assets

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Locating London’s Past

Locating London’s Past is our current JISC-funded project, which is intended to vastly improve our own mapping and location search features, but also to be extensible so it can be used to analyse other historical datasets. The project blog, with fairly … Continue reading

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