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History dissertationlibrary resources and tipsLucy Keating, HASS liaison librarian

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90% of all digital information was created in the last two years (Big Data talk)5% of worlds archives have been digitisedMore online content is created every two days than in the whole of human history prior to 20038,195 tweets per second90% of articles are never cited, allegedly http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2014/04/23/academic-papers-citation-rates-remler/http://philbradley.typepad.com/phil_bradleys_weblog/2015/08/40-social-media-statistics.html1.8 million academic articles published every yearEstimated 50 million journal articles in existence in 2010 http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/alpsp/lp/2010/00000023/00000003/art00008?token=004b13046556e586546243142425b206621766b67702c5e4e2663433b393f6a333f2566b8bf20 books published every hour in the UK in 2014 http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/oct/22/uk-publishes-more-books-per-capita-million-report We have over 300 specialist databasesWe bought over 1,000 BoT last yearThere are around 6,900 active languages in the worldSearch 90 library catalogues via COPAC? Grey literature

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