Designing beautiful data for Designing Libraries

As BDS celebrates 21 years originating and supplying library data, John Hudson looks back on how much has changed, and how the design and presentation of data is now an integral part of the user journey of discovery.

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The German National Library

John Hudson visits a national library with a difference in Frankfurt, home of the European Central Bank and the famous Buchmesse. The Deutsche Nationalbibliothek reflects the unique and often troubled history of Europe's economic powerhouse…

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 William Nicholson: Poet

An essay on the author of the "Brownie of Blednoch", known as  The Bard of Galloway. This essay is adapted from the introduction to William Nicholson's Collected Poems edited by John Hudson, published on the 150th anniversary of Nicholson's death...

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