Research

Next Wednesday, 16 January, is the 5th anniversary of The Commons on Flickr. 56 libraries, archives, museums and galleries all over the world (including us) make up Flickr Commons. We all share our photographic collections online, and users help us to find out more about the photographs we look after, by commenting, adding notes and [...]

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by Katy Milligan, NLI habitué and PhD student at TRIARC (The Irish Art Research Centre, TCD) Lurking among the shelves of the NLI is a group of texts which has lately caught my attention. While I intially began looking at guidebooks to Dublin to supplement my current PhD research (which looks at depictions of Dublin [...]

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by Sean Smith, Researcher at our “Palace to Procrastination” Lawyers and the legal profession, where would we be without them? If it wasn’t for them we wouldn’t have Dickens’ Bleak House and the interminable case of Jarndyce v Jarndyce. We wouldn’t have the on-going, lengthy and costly tribunals and we wouldn’t have the colourful carnival [...]

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