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Posts on June 2015
This Wednesday's watermark feature is a banner one: watermark in Isl. Ms. 410 (copied in 1487), another of the earliest manuscripts on watermarked paper in our Islamic Manuscripts Collection.
A 5+ year digitization project resulting in over 2,000 social protest images is now accessible to the world.
A Demon Summer is the fourth in a series of mysteries featuring Max Tudor, a former MI5 agent turned Anglican priest. Unlike the others in the series, which are set in a tiny English village, this one takes place in a convent.
If you have heard about linked data, but you're not quite sure what it means, look no further. Find out what linked data is, why it is important and how it will transform the web.
Each June, the nonprofit waterway protection and restoration group American Rivers sponsors National Rivers Month to spotlight the more than 250,000 rivers and streams throughout the U.S. Approaching the celebration from a literary angle, today's post shares 18th and 19th century descriptions of river journeys. Read on to see America’s rivers through the eyes of John Bartram, Henry David Thoreau, and Mark Twain.
Although largely forgotten today,The Water-Babies was once one of the most popular Victorian literary fairy tales. Charles Kingsley's imaginative tour de force leaps from realistic adventure, to fantastical exploration of aquatic biology, to an imaginary voyage in the tradition of Gulliver’s Travels.
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