Category The Digital Future

Digitisation and the National Library of Wales

I have been really fascinated to read about the digitisation of the Boston Manuscript containing the Laws of Hywel Dda, (see end of post for links.) Firstly I think that ¬†this acquisition demonstrates the vital role played by institutions such as the National Library of Wales in acquiring, preserving and displaying artefacts of cultural significance. […]

“Secretary-Wives”, Gender and Libraries.

With a hat-tip to Jem for drawing my attention to the original article. Kathryn Hughes, in yesterday’s¬†Guardian, writes a curiously retrograde and unthinking piece on the role of widows as literary curators and activist. Firstly her argument is a spin on the old adage that “behind every great man, is a great woman” or as […]