Launch of the Burns database, 2 October 2012

The Centre for Robert Burns Studies is delighted to announce the launch of the Burns database!

This eighteen-month project will result in the first ever database of Robert Burns manuscripts, produced by the Centre for Robert Burns Studies in collaboration with the National Burns Collection.  Click on the links below to view press attention given to this exciting new project by the BBC, the Daily Record and the Scotsman:

'Database Planned For Robert Burns Manuscripts' (BBC website)

'Digital Database with Works of Robert Burns to be Created' (the Daily Record)

'Robert Burns Manuscripts to be Stored in Digital Database' (the Scotsman)


Click on the link below to read a feature by the Arts and Humanities Research Council on the major project 'Editing Robert Burns for the 21st Century':

'Robert Burns: a victim of his own popularity?' (AHRC)      


First published: 2 October 2012

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