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InScribe: an online course on Palaeography and Manuscript Studies

InScribe is an online course on Palaeography and Manuscript Studies developed across the School of Advanced Study (including IHR and IES). Its aim is to support the teaching of Palaeography and related studies at a postgraduate level.

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British History Online is a leading digital library for British history, receiving over a million page views per month.

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LIPARM is a collaboration between King’s College London, the History of Parliament Trust, the IHR, the Centre for Data Digitisation and Analysis, Queen’s University Belfast, the UK Parliament Web and Intranet Service and the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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London's Past Online

Please note: London's Past Online (LPOL) has now been incorporated into the subscription-only Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH).

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Novel Approaches: from academic history to historical fiction

The relationship between academic history and historical fiction is a subject of great interest to historians.

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Open access: an information resource for historians in the UK

In recent years, the principle of open access to the outputs of publicly funded research has become a key factor in the policy of governments worldwide. It affects all academic disciplines, whether in the arts and humanities or in STEM, and researchers at all stages of their careers.

Peer review and evaluation of digital resources for the arts and humanities

Lead applicant:  Professor David Bates (Institute of Historical Research)
Co-applicants:    Professor Janet Nelson (King’s College, London)
                           Mrs Charlotte Roueché (King’s College, London)

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ReScript: the Collaborative Editing of Historical Texts Online

The editing and circulation of historical texts has been a part of cultural activity in many societies and parts of the world, as a means both to preserve and interpret the past. In Europe, for example, the Renaissance saw the editing and republication of many of the works of ancient writers, and this was given further impetus by the transition from manuscript to printed texts, which greatly expanded the potential audience.
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Richard II's Treasure

We have a unique insight into the treasure of Richard II (reigned 1377-99) because it was recorded on forty sheets of parchment - Richard's 'treasure roll'. This website outlines the history of the treasure and its development, bringing it to life through images.