Category Archives: Research Resources

National Library Week – B is for Bodleian Library

The Bodleian Library is part of the Oxford University estate. It is a fascinating site, bringing together a great number of resources. The one draw back is that not all the catalogue material cannot be freely accessed, but in my … Continue reading

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National Library Week – A is for Institute of Archaeology

Some time ago, whilst working on something else I stumbled across this website, the Institute of Archaeology based at UCL (University College London). Scrolling to the bottom of the home page reveals the links for the Library as well as Museums … Continue reading

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Introduction to National Library Week 8-13 Oct 2018

National Library week (#librariesweek) in the UK is from the 8th – 13th October 2018 and given how much I enjoyed the A-Z Challenge in April, I thought I would write a post every day through October linked to libraries and archives … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – Migration Museum

Earlier in the week I shared a very similar post about migration and you can read that post HERE Today’s post looks to a very topical one for the UK this week, migration into the UK and does also reflect … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – The Partition Museum

I came across the Partition Museum just as the news was broadcasting the news of the name given to the newly born baby of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The little boy is to be called Louis Arthur Charles, which … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – McMaster Museum of Art

Glancing through my #MuseumWeek  Twitter feed earlier and I found a fascinating one  Laura Bassi (1711 – 1778), was an Italian scientist and the first woman to become a physics professor at a European university. #professionsMW #MuseumWeek Engraving from our … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – National Army Museum

A few months ago I stumbled across something very interesting on this website. In fact I was so intrigued by it, I made it the focus of my regular column in Family Tree Magazine in the June issue, which has … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – Migration Museum

The Migration Museum in Adelaide Australia is a great venue and one that I have been lucky enough to visit. The slogan, “every item in our collection has a special story,” reminds me of our One-Name Studies. The people with our … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – Faces of Auschwitz

One of the organisations I have spotted during #MuseumWeek is the site Faces of Auschwitz. Anyone who has been reading this site over the last few weeks will know that I recently established that at least three Orlando’s had perished at Dachau … Continue reading

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