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Queen Victoria's Journals editathon

Wikimedia UK

Friday, May 24, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (BST)

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The Bodleian Libraries are organising an editathon focusing on the Queen Victoria's Journals online resource (www.queenvictoriasjournals.org), to be hosted at Radcliffe Science Library (Bodleian Libraries), Oxford, on Friday 24 May 2013. The day will include a short talk and a tour through the online resource from the Queen Victoria's Journals project staff as well as a visit to the Bodleian Library's current exhibition, Magical Books. Please do sign up now and keep the date free if you're interested!

The plan is to improve the coverage of individuals and events mentioned by Queen Victoria in her diaries and journals. The journals have been transcribed and digitised; they are available online by subscription and will be made available for free global use for a limited time to coincide with the anniversary of Queen Victoria's birthday on 24 May. The project staff have created a list of people as well as a timeline of events mentioned in Queen Victoria's journals.

If you cannot attend the Oxford event, virtual participation is very welcome! Please do get in touch if you have any questions that may need answering in advance.

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Radcliffe Science Library, Oxford
Parks Rd
OX1 Oxford
United Kingdom

Friday, May 24, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (BST)

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