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One Hundred Years of the British Royal Air Force

Crossing class and gender boundaries, the men and women of the RAF continue to shape the story of Great Britain.

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04 Jun 2018

Remembering Our Four-Legged Friends Who Served

Exploring military history through the poignant history of dogs in the armed services since WWI.

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23 May 2018

Happy Birthday, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Party like a researcher and explore the life, works and legacy of the creator of Sherlock Holmes.

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21 May 2018

Queen Victoria’s Influence on the Royal Wedding Gown

If Meghan Markle wears white, she’s following tradition started by her great-great-great-grandmother-in-law.

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17 May 2018

The Contradictory Origins of Mother’s Day

How a call for social action became a patriotic holiday, then turned into a multibillion-dollar industry.

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10 May 2018

Ragtime, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Rap

What researching the music craze of the Progressive Era reveals about the evolution of American popular music.

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07 May 2018

Content Diversity in the Humanities

Jisc report highlights trends and challenges to libraries in supporting the mix of content researchers require

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30 Apr 2018

Never Forget: Why We Need Holocaust Education

Exploring the value – and challenges – of meaningfully teaching about an emotionally-charged history.

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26 Apr 2018

Unexpected Joy, Discovery and Achievement

How one researcher’s eclectic journey led to radical changes in the way we think about autism.

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23 Apr 2018

Gangsters, Moonshiners and Rum Runners

Rare primary-source documents reveal the gritty reality of Prohibition-era law enforcement and the dangers they faced.

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20 Apr 2018