We were fortunate enough to be
sent a pack of newspaper extracts by Thomas Walker of Historic
Newspapers which we have used to good effect with a few
school (and student) workshops.
Hub allows users to search for archival collections held by
over 220 institutions across the UK and is an excellent starting
point for researchers. See their First World War
feature for further details of where to access collections.
Library has developed a dedicated website of articles,
items and teaching resources. It is leading the UK’s
contribution to Europeana 1914 -
1918, a pan-European commemoration of World War One. The
project allows users curated access to hundreds of thousands of
newly digitised items relating to stories and events of the war,
free of charge.
Established in London in 1902, British
Pathé is one of the oldest media companies in the world. To
commemorate the cenetenary, they have launched their
definitive collection of WW1 films. Users may view films free
of charge, though they are also available to purchase.
Between 2014 and 2018, The Imperial War
Museum is leading a network of cultural and educational
organisations from across the globe in producing a programme of
commemorative events to mark the centenary of the First World
War. From 1914.org,
their dedicated suite of pages, users can learn more about the
partnership, keep up to date with upcoming exhibitions and lectures
and access online resources.
International Society for First World War Studies has launched
bibliography, using the Zotero open-source bibliography program
to gather references relevant to the First World War.
National Archives are the official repository of UK government
papers. They have produced a suite of First World
War Centenary pages, from which users may search for
records of the First World War held by TNA,
view digitised military records and cabinet papers, and
contribute to Operation War Diary.
World War 1 Continuations and
Beginnings, hosted by the University
of Oxford, is a cross-disciplinary project that seeks to
reappraise the War in its cultural, social, geographical and
historical contexts. A substantial collection of learning resources
is available for global reuse, including expert articles, audio and
video lectures, images, interactive maps and ebooks.
BBC Radio Humberside's
World War One At Home site details the wartime stories of
people and places in the local area, including a piece on the
Joining up the Humber
was formed in September 2013. Coordinated by North Lincolnshire
Council, the project aims to bring together three Museum Services
across the Humber region with a focus on promoting First World
centenary exhibitions, events and educational opportunities.
First World War in the Media
Guardian's First World War section is a regularly updated
collection of news articles related to the centenary.
World War One site contains links to news articles, programmes
and interactive resources.