May 23, 2022

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 […]

Reference: Lists & Rankings: Most Popular Baby Names in England & Wales, 2010

From the Office For National Statistics: Oliver retained the top spot this year, with Jack still the second most popular baby name. Charlie rose two places to number five, William climbed up one to number seven and George re-entered the top 10 at number nine, up from eleven last year. James fell one place to […]