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Conscientious Bilingual Description: Treating problematic language in colonial records on the Qatar Digital Library

IntroductionThe British Library/Qatar Foundation Partnership is digitising records from multiple collections about the history of the Persian Gulf, with the vast majority coming from the India Office Records (IOR) collection. The records are freely available on a bilingual online portal, the Qatar Digital Library. As part of this process, we produce enhanced catalogue descriptions for all of the digitised records, which are provided in both English and Arabic. Already conscious of...

Unlocking Our Sound Heritage under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Unlocking Our Sound Heritage under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Unlocking Our Sound Heritage under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

In July 2017 Unlocking Our Sound Heritage (UOSH), a major Heritage Lottery funded five year partnership led by the British Library was launched. The project, which forms part of the British Library’s Save Our Sounds programme, aims to preserve and provide access to...


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