January 18, 2021

National Library of Ireland: Digitized James Joyce Manuscripts Now Available Online

From the NLI BLog: Over the past while the National Library of Ireland has been developing its enhanced catalogue and what better way to demonstrate its capabilities than with one of its most important collections, the James Joyce manuscripts. After a long time of planning, organising, cataloguing, digitising, building the technical infrastructure, testing and re-testing, […]

James Joyce Collection Published Free on Web

From the The Irish Times: The National Library of Ireland has brought forward plans to publish a major collection of James Joyce manuscripts free on the web after a Joycean scholar published the material in editions priced at up to €250. It is the first such Joyce collection to be opened to the public in […]

National Library of Ireland Launches Video Archive of Library Events

From Eimear Ryan’s Blog: The National Library has just created a video archive of library events. You can delve into debates and interviews with actors, historians, journalists and of course, writers. Direct to Video Archive (via Vimeo)

The National Library of Ireland Gets Digital

From the Irish Times: For 135 years saving paper has been its focus. But with so much of the world’s written content and images increasingly in digital form, the National Library of Ireland has embarked on a major project to digitise its collections and give equal weight to archiving new material that comes in bits […]

The NLI Blog from the National Library of Ireland Debuts

Congrats to everyone at the National Library of Ireland on the debut of your new blog. The first post was written by by Fiona Ross, the Director of the NLI. She writes: The National Library of Ireland was established in 1877 and the doors of our magnificent building on Kildare Street were first opened to […]

The National Library of Ireland is Now a Member of The Commons on Flickr

Official Announcement and a Few Images  (via Flickr Blog) The key goals of The Commons on Flickr are to firstly show you hidden treasures in the world’s public photography archives and secondly to show how your input and knowledge can help make these collections even richer. You’re invited to help describe the photographs you discover […]