Digitisation

by Jenny Doyle,  Digitisation Programme Co-ordinator 42,430 + 12,000 = 11% For those of you with Holmesian standard detection abilities, apologies for this update, as you have probably already noticed something different about the NLI’s catalogue. For those less eagle-eyed or less regular users of our collections, I’d like to draw your attention to a [...]

{ 2 comments }

by Catherine Ryan, Digital Collections Student Bloomsday On the 16th of June, 1954 the first Bloomsday was celebrated in Ireland. Flann O’Brien, Patrick Kavanagh, Anthony Cronin, Tom Joyce and John Ryan met in Dublin to trace the Ulysses route, starting at the Martello Tower in Sandycove through Sandymount Strand and on towards the shadier parts [...]

{ 5 comments }

by Justin Furlong, Periodicals Librarian We are always keen here at the National Library to collaborate with other institutions and libraries. With this in mind, we were very pleased to be approached by Prof. Geraldine Sheridan of the University of Limerick in relation to their project to digitise the Magazine of Magazines (1751-1769), Limerick’s first [...]

{ 0 comments }