Now that archives and museums are temporarily closed, it might feel like our portals to the past have vanished. But there are so many ways to explore Yorkshire’s history online. Here are five sites to get you started.
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How authority files can make archive catalogues more like IMDB
The replacement of paper catalogues like Giles’ with digital databases has allowed archivists to cram ever more information into them, and made them more flexible for researchers to use. The digital elements I'm working on up until Christmas are called “authority files”. When we catalogue a record, one of the things we record is its creator. This … Continue reading How authority files can make archive catalogues more like IMDB