January 17, 2021

Video Report: National Library of Wales £1m War Records Project

Video report from the BBC includes a look at the scanning process. Uncovering the hidden history behind an event like World War I usually means trawling through thousands of records at a library. But a £1m project underway in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, will make all that available at the click of a mouse. The National Library […]

New Digitized Collection: National Library of Wales' Oil Painting Collection Goes Online via Your Paintings Project

From the BBC: The National Library of Wales‘ entire collection of oil paintings has gone online for the entire population to enjoy as part of the Your Paintings project. Over 1,950 oil paintings in the library’s collection have been photographed and put on the website in the partnership project between the Public Catalogue Foundation and […]

National Library of Wales Row Over SS Man's Legacy

From the BBC: The National Library of Wales has been criticised for accepting a bequest of £300,000 from a Frenchman who served in the Waffen SS in World War II. Louis Feutren was a member of the Bezen Perrot (Perrot Unit) from Brittany which fought with the Nazis. Heritage Minister Huw Lewis said he was […]