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Each Special Collection is a group of websites, usually more than fifty and less than four hundred, brought together on a particular theme, either events-based (e.g. The Olympic & Paralympic Games 2012), topical (e.g. The Credit Crunch Collection), or subject-oriented (e.g. The British Countryside Collections). These have been especially compiled by curators and other subject specialist to make useful and interesting Special Collections.

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  • open tipWhat are Special Collections?

    A Special Collection is a group of websites brought together on a particular theme by librarians, curators and other specialists, often working with key organisations in the field.