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BL Indian Print

@BL_IndianPrint

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Introducing the 'Two Centuries of Indian Print' project, making available rare printed books from @britishlibrary

Joined on October 31, 2016
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Missing the Library? Take a pixelated stroll through our St Pancras site with this retro #Bitsy simulator: https://t.co/h3BFaolq5Z Thanks to @giugimonogatari of @Contemporary_BL https://t.co/e0aGsXFdrv

Missing the Library? Take a pixelated stroll through our St Pancras site with this retro #Bitsy simulator: https://t.co/h3BFaolq5Z Thanks to @giugimonogatari of @Contemporary_BL https://t.co/e0aGsXFdrv

We wish our followers #EidMubarak. The festival of #EidAlFitr falls this weekend and marks the end of #Ramadan. To celebrate the occasion here is an image of the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina photographed in 1907 by H. A. Mirza & Sons. Take a closer look here https://t.co/Oa5SdVtgac https://t.co/RqpuxuzjgY

We wish our followers #EidMubarak. The festival of #EidAlFitr falls this weekend and marks the end of #Ramadan. To celebrate the occasion here is an image of the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina photographed in 1907 by H. A. Mirza & Sons. Take a closer look here https://t.co/Oa5SdVtgac https://t.co/RqpuxuzjgY

Our Spring @LibCrowds newsletter had a great contributor profile, updates on projects, links to discussions of things volunteers noticed as they did various tasks, and of course, very heartfelt thanks to contributors from every corner of the world: https://t.co/l6FOBgBIq9

New #BLdigital blog post from @anjacks0n on @EThOSBL metadata, searching theses and using @UKWebArchive crawler tools to improve the search experience. This is for the openVirus project set up by @petermurrayrust https://t.co/qb16d3dJ12 @Contemporary_BL #BLisOpen #LetsGetDigital

Love trees and being creative? Why not make an artistic digital tree collage with @britishlibrary @Flickr illustrations. This #BLdigital challenge is part of the 2020 @UrbanTreeFest, please share your collages, tagging them #UrbanTreeFestival & #GreatTree https://t.co/RHi0bK5m3n

To celebrate #InternationalMuseumDay2020 we’re highlighting Turing Fellow @TahaYasseri's project ‘Listening to the crowd’ which used #data to understand @britishmuseum visitors’ behaviour – this research is essential as #SocialDistancing becomes the norm. https://t.co/ZNsWOO1A4D https://t.co/VCcSkEVzFK

To celebrate #InternationalMuseumDay2020 we’re highlighting Turing Fellow @TahaYasseri's project ‘Listening to the crowd’ which used #data to understand @britishmuseum visitors’ behaviour – this research is essential as #SocialDistancing becomes the norm. https://t.co/ZNsWOO1A4D https://t.co/VCcSkEVzFK

📢 Now online! Siddha Manuscripts detailing the traditional medical system of Tamil Nadu, India. These manuscripts will be of great interest to researchers who are keen to investigate the siddha medical practices and knowledge in this region. https://t.co/r01Rbmi6NH

This volume contains collected poems of the famous Persian poet #Hafiz of Shiraz, who died in 1390. The text was copied by Sultan ‘Ali Mashhadi (1442–1519), one of the greatest calligraphers of Iran. Arabesques and vignettes adorn the pages #InternationalMuseumDay Or. 14139, f.1v https://t.co/RhZV2Qf8W2

This volume contains collected poems of the famous Persian poet #Hafiz of Shiraz, who died in 1390. The text was copied by Sultan ‘Ali Mashhadi (1442–1519), one of the greatest calligraphers of Iran. Arabesques and vignettes adorn the pages #InternationalMuseumDay Or. 14139, f.1v https://t.co/RhZV2Qf8W2

Explore the British Library's archive relating to the forgotten classical music of India.  Here Dr Richard David Williams speaks about 'Forgotten Music and Muted Women' in his lecture #SouthAsia Seminar Series on Soundcloud :
https://t.co/rfO64fKFmf
#blisopen #Letsgetdigital https://t.co/bJoGwlyP9B

Explore the British Library's archive relating to the forgotten classical music of India. Here Dr Richard David Williams speaks about 'Forgotten Music and Muted Women' in his lecture #SouthAsia Seminar Series on Soundcloud : https://t.co/rfO64fKFmf #blisopen #Letsgetdigital https://t.co/bJoGwlyP9B

Archival replicas of documents, deeds and manuscripts for museums: https://t.co/EQSZg3qOFb

"From Book To Digital" - A quick animation demonstrating the #digitisation process at The British Library. Hope you enjoy! https://t.co/R8jcBQJ2Et

Fascinating new #BLdigital blog post from @anjacks0n about data-mining @EThOSBL data, using @UKWebArchive tools, for the openVirus project set up by @petermurrayrust https://t.co/zpPl8BpnDz @Contemporary_BL #BLisOpen #LetsGetDigital

For today’s #MuseumWeek theme of #CultureInQuarantineMW, our Head of Collection Care, Yunsun Choi, has written about how the Wallace Collection has been looked after during this time of lockdown. 

Read about the team’s activities in our latest blog: https://t.co/0WvsB5B12N https://t.co/3eqB86q7jf
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For today’s #MuseumWeek theme of #CultureInQuarantineMW, our Head of Collection Care, Yunsun Choi, has written about how the Wallace Collection has been looked after during this time of lockdown. Read about the team’s activities in our latest blog: https://t.co/0WvsB5B12N https://t.co/3eqB86q7jf

For #MuseumWeek Day 3, we're shouting out to #IIIF (the International Image Interoperability Framework). Sounds complicated, but we use this image viewing standard to bring digital collections from around the world #TogetherMW in one place! 🤓 @iiif_io #LetsGetDigital #BLisOpen https://t.co/Fvh4Bzlojc

NEW post by @BLQatar's Susannah Gillard on Digitised East India Company ships’ journals and related records #EastIndiaCompany #NauticalHistory

https://t.co/Ssmju9WVPK https://t.co/4Okl6y0qzj
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NEW post by @BLQatar's Susannah Gillard on Digitised East India Company ships’ journals and related records #EastIndiaCompany #NauticalHistory https://t.co/Ssmju9WVPK https://t.co/4Okl6y0qzj

The @SIxDIGI program of @SmithsonianDPO has helped the Smithsonian units digitize 4.2M specimens and objects with 3.6M images since 2013! 
Take a look at the Mass Digitization Dashboard we are now sharing with the public: 
https://t.co/dByNqvlnl7 https://t.co/WzDmx3Qsex

The @SIxDIGI program of @SmithsonianDPO has helped the Smithsonian units digitize 4.2M specimens and objects with 3.6M images since 2013! Take a look at the Mass Digitization Dashboard we are now sharing with the public: https://t.co/dByNqvlnl7 https://t.co/WzDmx3Qsex

New opportunity! Collaborative Doctoral Award by the AHRC at Goldsmiths University & Roja Muthiah Research Library in Chennai - investigating the influence of English models on the early printed Tamil novel: https://t.co/7i9X5o6LqE

Quoted @nat_collection

Delighted that 17 cultural heritage sector organisations have joined us in pledging ‘to work together online as never before to celebrate the connections between us … and shine a spotlight on little-known wonders of our shared national collection’. https://t.co/HWF98koWsK https://t.co/EvJKrfBLzX

Delighted that 17 cultural heritage sector organisations have joined us in pledging ‘to work together online as never before to celebrate the connections between us … and shine a spotlight on little-known wonders of our shared national collection’. https://t.co/HWF98koWsK https://t.co/EvJKrfBLzX

.@britishlibrary is proud to be taking part in the @ahrcpress-funded Towards a National Collection project to unearth surprising connections between items held across national cultural and heritage collections. Follow #collectionsunited for some eye-opening examples. https://t.co/HSudmwwbiY

Quoted @BL_ModernMSS

#DidYouKnow that we hold Nightingale’s personal papers? Over 200 volumes of correspondence, reports and essays documenting all aspects of her life and work. Visit our new collection guide to begin exploring the collection #Nightingale2020 #NursesDay2020 https://t.co/DECH0zm2ck

The British Library is the home of the #FlorenceNightingale archive. At least 14,000 letters are known to survive, along with 147 printed publications and hundreds of private notes and memoranda. Our new Collections Guide will help you navigate the items https://t.co/OCliPFeaMM

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