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The @britishlibrary’s initiative to make its unique and fragile collections freely available online. Formerly tweeting one language a week #AToUnknown

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#OnThisDay 1881 - #Pinocchio's famous nose made its first appearance in 'La storia di un burattino' 🤥 Can you solv… https://t.co/pDVEGtfykd @ArchiDame @britishlibrary @sheilabennett @bradburymark @SSAFA @patricialondon Beautiful 🥰 @BL_DigiSchol @GJHistory @bl_eap Thank you @GJHistory 🙌Great post which shows the power of using computational thinking to solve day to day pain points https://t.co/dmYLwztRpj
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigital @natlibscot Guten Morgen Sonnenschein 🌞Hello everyone and welcome to Group 2 of our #blworldmapworldcup Every world cup has a ‘group of death’, and this… https://t.co/bN1vrJpVrA
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigital#RoaldDahl loved chocolate - he even saved hundreds of silver wrappers and rolled them into a ball for his writing… https://t.co/nhw3mOAY1l @BLMaps @britishlibrary @BL_MadeDigital @BL_Americas @BLprintheritage @BL_Ref_Services @BLAsia_Africa @BL_printshttps://t.co/RH8MZqhwOZ
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7/7
2020
Discover newly #digitised issues via @BNArchive, along with hundreds of other historic #newspapers from all over Br… https://t.co/zZH139hTJQThank you to everyone that completed last week's mind-bending #Tibetan #sudoku 🤯 Congrats to @BLQatar @kathsprouthttps://t.co/y24tH6CQHu📢We've just launched a new multiple choice #crowdsourcing task! This will help categorise Siberian photographs to e… https://t.co/oh5L1FYqh5
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigital @MiriLewis Looks delicious 😍 @kolatubosun @sugabelly Attn @EndangeredAlpha!Who's ready for some #MapMonday fun?? 🗺️ https://t.co/teMghRiXXRTime for another #MultilingualMonday challenge... 1 country, 4 languages, 4 #digitised collection items. Can you t… https://t.co/InhwVIeCeY
7/6
2020
Embellished carpet pages with colophon, and decorative motifs influenced by Islamic art in the San'a Pentateuch,… https://t.co/BVWd4wSi9K
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigital @WendyLovesJesus Thanks! And also sorry! Everyone had trouble with this one. Back to an easier setting next week folks..Enjoyed discovering new #Tibetan collection items this week? There's more! Check out our Tibetan collection guide t… https://t.co/rYCxQJuO5aHappy 72nd birthday to the NHS! 🎂 👏👏👏https://t.co/Ufd8hyYUeL
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalOne more day to complete our #sudoku using #Tibetan numbers 1-9! Can you handle the #SudokuSunday challenge? Get th… https://t.co/4Y3sWdGP0b
7/5
2020
Announcement Time! #medievaltwitter #twitterhistorians #maps I've built an interactive version of Matthew Paris'… https://t.co/AUDWI6S71r
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalSome digitised manuscripts to keep you occupied this weekend. More than 3,000 of them. Put the kettle on, this ma… https://t.co/v9t2CLhZHX
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7/4
2020
Thanks for all your answers. 🤓 The continent was Africa! And the languages: Berber, in Tifinagh script, EAP265/1/4… https://t.co/ylS3OFtn9M @Ameliecouvrat @BLAsia_Africa @BL_Digitisation @britishlibrary Hi there - if you follow the link and click on the f… https://t.co/UhMykoSs0WThat #FridayFeeling! Detail from the image 'Mr Liu and his wife ascend to the clouds', part of Add MS 22689, a… https://t.co/xkUtmqheMl
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalWe are reviewing these pages because items now at the British Library, previously owned by particular named figures… https://t.co/6Vm0m7JgXX
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigital @BLMaps @britishlibrary @BLprintheritage @BL_Publishing @BL_Americas @_BRICMICS @BL_prints @BLMedievalhttps://t.co/fuaqooMRbrDon't forget to check out the bindings 🤩 https://t.co/2Cky3ZZ637Can I get a #Friyay? New online today: the Vishnusahasranama, the Thousand Names of Vishnu, from the Mahabharata. M… https://t.co/y5VoEKbc2ZDigital responses from locked-down museums: how many of the digital projects launched in the last months will survi… https://t.co/ZdzQz4ttXx
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigital @samopriya @HausaTranslator Yesss! 2/4 😊😊 @HausaTranslator 👏😊 @tramsgender Top marks! 👏
7/3
2020
@nigigebi Woohoo! Thank you - a solid 2 out of 4 😀👏🙌2 July 1566, Michel de Nostredame, 'Nostradamus', the French astrologer and 'Seer' departed this mortal coil. His p… https://t.co/AYncM2isXD
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigital📢 NEW ONLINE! Mr Upendra Bhakta Subedi's Collection of Texts on Hindu Rites and Rituals (Nepal) [1690-1982]. - Th… https://t.co/Lbjmg2YTeB
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalOops, this was obviously a tricky one! Can anyone help us out? 😬 @BLAsia_Africa @HausaTranslator @bl_eaphttps://t.co/a6cWODWipWOur colleague Ellis Meade has made this very fun browser #game based around the #Qatar National Libray and its coll… https://t.co/Z4SzcO8HWA
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigital @BLQatar Go Ellis!Today's challenge: 1 continent, 4 languages, 4 collection items. Can you tell us what they are? 🤔🧐 #LetsGetDigitalhttps://t.co/mzkm2sDwQWJohn Arderne (c. 1307–77), an English surgeon, composed medical works on topics such as the treatment of eyes and t… https://t.co/bVyzchZSmI
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalWe've another newly digitised #Tibetan #Buddhist manuscript for you today. 🤩 Or 15292 is a wonderfully illustrated… https://t.co/4qmEPBLnzH
7/2
2020
We can’t wait to welcome you back. From 22 July we’re intending to open some of our Reading Rooms to those with an… https://t.co/gZfBO7S8VR
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalThe early modern case for face-masks ... Printed by Matthias Hupfuff, Straßburg, 532.e.49. #WoodcutWednesdayhttps://t.co/unbhjLTFoh
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigital @BL_Learning @7Stories @John_Beattie_ @ToonLibraries @elvie_thompson @PhilipArdagh @whatSFSaid So lovely! @BLprintheritage 😂😂Newly digitised! 📣 #Tibetan #Buddhist manuscript Or 14923 (c. 1230-1500) contains an account of the previous lives… https://t.co/ZxcvTfpoMa @kathsprout @WendyLovesJesus @BLAsia_Africa Yes, they are the same! It's the Tibetan number 2 and should look like… https://t.co/t9W798c7A4
7/1
2020
📢#CollectionsUnited theme announcement! w/c 6th - 18th July we challenge you to showcase #CreativityInACrisis. This… https://t.co/nRYxp4QH7a
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigital @edwardW2 @BLAsia_Africa Thanks!We're celebrating NEW RARE TIBETAN MANUSCRIPTS published online with this week's #sudoku, using #Tibetan numbers 1-… https://t.co/vdzX7OBM31Fantastic to hear that schools are making virtual trips to the British Library - using our online resources!… https://t.co/3iSp3dQ7ws
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalMost texts in type specimen books, used for demonstrating the appearance of different type and lettering, are glori… https://t.co/HGdkwLnGbh
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalLibraries can be friends too! This 17th C friendship album is held @EdUniLibraries & also appears in our Discoverin… https://t.co/TamzsHXRgp
6/30
2020
On the wave of #PrideMonth #PRIDE2020, today we talk about 'Onyx: Black Lesbian Newsletter'. Brilliant and creative… https://t.co/5fkk7dyJSB
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalA final twist in our #MastheadMonday saga of The Age & The Argus. For 4 years the two papers competed with each oth… https://t.co/R4cgleXWlm
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigital📢 Newly #digitised just in time for some #MondayMotivaton. This 18th C scroll contains the Bhagavata Purana in Sans… https://t.co/CoxgExxtHEAre you looking for a digital copy of one of our manuscripts? Here's how to find out if it's been digitised by sea… https://t.co/YJo8EahEm7 @DrCaiParryJones @julianpharrison @MatthewHolford Good point - both are well worth exploring!
6/29
2020
〡〢〣〤〥〦〧〨〩 These suzhou mazi (蘇州碼子) numerals were once popular in #HongKong marketplaces - they also make for good… https://t.co/BWy3PqNPZZWe love digital exhibitions! What are your thoughts? #BLIsOpen #LetsGetDigital https://t.co/bZj05gMithWe think this 15th-century manuscript is rather #bumtastic. Do we also get bonus marks for finding a bagpipe-playi… https://t.co/5nddnG8zP8
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6/28
2020
@chrcapuano Sembri una persona meravigliosa e ti apprezziamo 🧡 @ndalyrose @LIBERconference https://t.co/gbeeGI7HUV @chrcapuano @idp_uk @BLAsia_Africa @SilkRoadWeek @BL_Digitisation @britishlibrary Yes it is @chrcapuano, just givin… https://t.co/bAsVuPNp35Have you seen our Coast web resource? This project explores the sounds of the sea, from wildlife recordings to oral… https://t.co/epvY4PRunm @BL_ModernMSS @BL_MadeDigital @BLprintheritage Albrecht Dürer does a pretty good #BestMuseumBum if you are looking… https://t.co/8zUAiTHY7D
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalWe're so chuffed to see all the miniature books being made in school bubbles! Here are marvellous maths books from… https://t.co/mg9WInhOON
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalTo celebrate Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month, this collaborative blog post highlights collection items writ… https://t.co/ydUE2kABVm
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalThere's a new service available on Explore the British Library. The 'Available online' tab allows you to search for… https://t.co/exZrG2fK0J
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalToday @BL_ModernMSS we publish a new COLLECTION GUIDE: Women Social Reformers. Outlining our wonderful collection… https://t.co/XQzg7fr4N0
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6/26
2020
1/4 Hyped to finally announce! In honor of rectifying past practice with positive forward action, I have proposed a… https://t.co/IX7lIGcZME
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigital @dorothyjberry Yes!!#JustDigitised in the @universalviewer: books of Chinese flowers, fruits and plants! Add MS 5292 f. 10v… https://t.co/OkS4nK7ukFNew item online from #BLJapanese collection! In 1902, kimono merchant Ichida Yaichirō produced this collection of 1… https://t.co/aYOpYYWBkl
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalFor the final day of #SilkRoadWeek, we are sharing a blog post from 2017. This blog features an amazing timelapse… https://t.co/xg8IzT51tV
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalHave you been missing our St Pancras building? Take a virtual tour here! https://t.co/DR0Y9S9mK6 #BLIsOpenhttps://t.co/JbXBsNx5O5Looking for the perfect Zoom background? Our Living Knowledge blog can take you back to the Library ... virtually!… https://t.co/c9STfq7LALIt's a real pleasure to see people making use of our online collections! #LetsGetDigital #BLIsOpen https://t.co/TbeJd1Z6DJ @natlibscot Ohhhh yesUseful resource for research, particularly now! https://t.co/i2pHtO1rNN
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalPour ça, on a la chance d’avoir une base de données des imprimés avant 1500 quasi-exhaustive, l’ISTC (… https://t.co/X7VrNpVsqy
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigital @natlibscot And to you too! @BL_MadeDigital @britishlibrary And if that doesn't get you what you need there are plenty of other tools to help y… https://t.co/WWQ4rARv2b
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalIt is the 'Day of the Seafarer'; here's a folio of the Shipman from Chaucer's Prologue printed by Richard Pynson ci… https://t.co/C5vYvPmqi3
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6/25
2020
On #NationalWritingDay, we're looking back at our exhibition A History of Writing: the online exhibition space has… https://t.co/fFZ6KrAtnLThis #SilkRoadWeek we are taking a #WaybackWednesday look at our Khotanese Week: why not check out some of our feat… https://t.co/UHgBWteF5GHappy #NationalWritingDay! This #Khotanese tablet is written in Gandhari using Kharoshthi script. Secured with Chin… https://t.co/1C1oyEkwHv
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalLooking for #digital content that can be viewed from any location (not just @britishlibrary reading rooms)? Watch t… https://t.co/4jrygp0ST2How do you pick what to display in a Library exhibition when you have 170m+ items to choose from? To celebrate… https://t.co/usBFfvxXAI
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigital"I'd rather be a dog’s or a pig’s wife than yours!" In this 4th-c. letter, a Sogdian woman writes to the husband wh… https://t.co/vO0LwOBHcI
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalThis #SilkRoadWeek #sudoku uses Suzhou mazi (蘇州碼子) or hua ma (花碼) numerals, used in China before the introduction o… https://t.co/hvrl2Z1d0P“Waft me some soft and cooling breeze” ‘A #Middsummer Wish’ in a shepherd’s love poem printed on a ballad slip arou… https://t.co/hz1AaYkvVG
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigitalIf you're searching our Explore catalogue but only want #digital content that can be accessed from any location (no… https://t.co/FuIGFMuSz1It's really great to see people making use of our digital collections! #LetsGetDigital #BLIsOpen https://t.co/a5XudwBicr
6/24
2020
@CBarnacles @toothofremorse Never get tired of trying @CBarnacles, and never think it impossible to conquer your fault 😉We're delighted the Government have announced we can welcome you back to our buildings soon, and we’re working hard… https://t.co/b0ZP1T5qJB
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigital @jen_jstephen Ignatius Sancho was the first recorded black person to vote in an English parliamentary election as h… https://t.co/G1uhpxADmi
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigital @SulaRoss @irnejawe @pronbites This British Library site on Geordie vowels is a great reference point:… https://t.co/9A5d9CBqw8
Retweeted by HeritageMadeDigital#OTD 1912, birth of Alan Turing, pioneer of computer science and artificial intelligence. Read more on our LGBTQ H… https://t.co/08ghgXgUs6
6/23
2020

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