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Why I’m a Fan of Using Digital Archives – A Postgraduate Student’s Research Experience

In 1802, Ferdinando Davis was executed at Nottingham gallows for the crime of highway robbery. Before the dawn of the Victorian era in 1832, a one James Cook was similarly “launched into eternity” for the murder and robbery of a Mr Paas in Leicester.

24/10/14
 Stephen Basdeo

Digitisation, Social Media and Crime History

The first event of new AHRC network, Our Criminal Past: Caring for the Future, drew a diverse audience of archivists, academics and librarians to London Metropolitan Archives to assess the impact of digitisation and social media on criminal history and consider the implications of using these tools for future research and dissemination.

17/04/13
 Zoe Alker

Digitisation, Social Media and Crime History

The first event of new AHRC network, Our Criminal Past: Caring for the Future, drew a diverse audience of archivists, academics and librarians to London Metropolitan Archives to assess the impact of digitisation and social media on criminal history and consider the implications of using these tools for future research and dissemination.

17/04/13
 Zoe Alker