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Media and testimonials

'Raking' light source

Specialist photography

Recently, we had a very specific imaging request for part of an early printed document, created in 1454.

The request was for a specific macro shot of part of the document, photographed with a ‘raking’ light source.

Read Stan Knight’s testimonial on the CHICC blog.

[The diary of Nehemiah Wallington at Tatton Park]

Tatton Park - Digitisation of the Wallington Diaries

Our photographer Jamie was on BBC Radio Manchester talking to Alan Beswick about the Wallington diaries.

Listen to the Jamie talking to Alan Beswick (3 minutes long).

Sharpe’s Birds of Paradise

We worked closely with the Folio Society to create a facsimile of the Rylands copy of Sharpe’s Birds of Paradise.

David Attenborough also worked on the book, and wrote the preface.

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Digising the Petworth Chaucer

Petworth House - Digitising Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

The team visited Petworth House in Sussex to digitise Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. The project was featured on BBC news.

Digital Preservation Award

The University of Manchester Library was proud to receive the award for Safeguarding the Digital Legacy at the prestigious international Digital Preservation Awards.

The award was presented for the Carcanet Press Email Preservation Project, an initiative set up to tackle the challenge of capturing and preserving the email archive of Manchester’s world-renowned publisher, Carcanet Press. 

For more information, see the Library's news section.

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