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05.18.15
Edward Snowden helped embroider a Wikipedia page, for art
05.18.15

Edward Snowden helped embroider a Wikipedia page, for art

Magna Carta is regarded as one of the foundation documents of western democracy, and its 800th bir...

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12.19.13
British Library's web domain archive is now available, just not on the web
12.19.13

British Library's web domain archive is now available, just not on the web

If you need an illustration of the problems with overly stringent copyright laws, look no further...

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04.05.13
British Library to archive every UK digital publication from tomorrow
04.05.13

British Library to archive every UK digital publication from tomorrow

If you were ever paranoid that your employer was reading your social media missives, imagine being...

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11.30.11
British Library digitizes 300 years worth of newspaper archives, brings 65 million articles online
11.30.11

British Library digitizes 300 years worth of newspaper archives, brings 65 million articles online

Britain's historical news junkies are in for a treat today, because the British Library has jus...

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06.20.11
British Library and Google Books partner up to digitize 250,000 out-of-copyright works
06.20.11

British Library and Google Books partner up to digitize 250,000 out-of-copyright works

Oh paper, ye olde guardian of human wisdom, culture, and history, why must you be so fragile and...

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06.12.11
Put a thousand books from the British Library on your iPad for free
06.12.11

Put a thousand books from the British Library on your iPad for free

I just love finding apps like this, and I think you'll be excited too. The British Library has re...

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12.03.09
British Library packs its least requested items into new, robot-operated facility in Leeds
12.03.09

British Library packs its least requested items into new, robot-operated facility in Leeds

The British Library's just taken the wraps off a new facility up in Leeds where they'll now house s...

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