WDYTYA Magazine: May 2021

There are three feature articles in the May WDYTYA  issue.

Archives in Lockdown
Explores how UK archivists have risen to the challenge of COVID-19. Although planned events were not able to go ahead, and physical access has been closed at times, restricted at others, progress has been made without “pesky customers: around. The article gives examples of improved research services, online exhibitions, and engagement vis social media that’s been possible.

By contrast, a column by Alan Crosby “Societies in Sickness” laments that the pandemic may have been fatal for some UK family history societies, on top of the challenge of lack of volunteers.

Get Creative

Bring your ancestors to life as never before. “Creative work is about pulling on threads and finding relationships between seemingly unrelated things, and making something new.”

Cartoon Capers
The origins and history of British Comics. Beano, Dandy, Eagle.

But wait, there’s more …

The magazine is likely available free through your Canadian public library subscription to digital resources. In Ottawa, that’s Overdrive Magazines (Formerly RBDigital Unlimited Magazines -Zinio).

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