[Humanist] 27.990 British Library competition

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 990.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:34:50 +0000
        From: "Baker, James" <James.Baker at bl.uk>
        Subject: British Library Labs competition - deadline 30 April

British Library Labs competition

Calling all researchers, scholars, trailblazers and software developers!

British Library Labs wants to work with you to bring your innovative and transformative ideas for using of our digital collections to life! Submit your project idea by Wednesday 30 April 2014 (midnight BST) at http://labs.bl.uk/.

Two entries will be chosen by Friday 23 of May, 2014 (by midnight BST) and they will be given the chance to work in 'residence' on their project with the Labs and Library team (with expenses paid up to a limit of £3,600 per winner dependent on the winners' circumstances, the winning ideas, access to resources and budget allowing in addition to the prizes started below).

The work will be showcased at an event in November / December, whereupon a first prize of £3,000 and second prize of £1,000 will be awarded.

Read more about the competition at the Labs website http://labs.bl.uk/Competition+2014 and see a two minute video with Pieter Francois, one of the winners of last year's competition, on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xK80Jy0ijkA.

Dr James Baker
Curator, Digital Research

T +44 (0)20 7412 7411
james.baker at bl.uk<mailto:james.baker at bl.uk>

Digital Research Team
The British Library
St Pancras

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