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Dissenting Academies Online Launch

May 24, 2011

Dissenting Academies Online  

Saturday 11 June 2011 

Dr Williams’s Library, 14 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0AR

This event marks the public launch of Dissenting Academies Online, an innovative digital resource for the history of the dissenting academies and the first major outcome of the Dissenting Academies Project, a collaboration between the Dr Williams’ s Centre for Dissenting Studies and the Sussex Centre for Intellectual History. The resource is in two parts. Dissenting Academies Online: Database and Encyclopedia, funded by the Leverhulme Trust, contains details of academies, students, tutors, and archives, with accompanying articles; Dissenting Academies Online: Virtual Library System, funded by the AHRC/ESRC Religion & Society Programme, is a reconstruction of some of the key academy libraries and their loans. The project team will explain how the two parts have been created, and demonstrate what they can offer users.

Programme 1.45pm

Registration 2.00pm

Introduction 2.30–3.30pm

Presentation by Dr Simon Dixon (Queen Mary) and Dr Inga Jones (Sussex) of Dissenting Academies Online: Database and Encyclopedia

3.30–3.50pm Discussion
3.50–4.20pm
Tea

4.20–5.20pm
Presentation by Dr Rosemary Dixon (Queen Mary) and Dr Kyle Roberts (Queen
Mary) of Dissenting Academies Online: Virtual Library System

5.20–5.40pm
Discussion

5.40pm
Drinks

Attendance is free but limited to 60 places. Registration is required.
Please email the details specified below to: conference@DWLib.co.uk

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Web page: http://www.english.qmul.ac.uk/drwilliams/events/l2011.html

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