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Digital prize for online resource

Dr Adam Budd, Lecturer in Cultural History, has been awarded the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Digital Resource Prize for the online resource, 'Circulating Enlightenment'. (Published 18 January 2016)

This Art and Humanities Research Council-funded website provides open access to e-learning modules and to primary sources in eighteenth-century authorship and bookselling.

With contributions from unpublished sources held in closed-access repositories on both sides of the Atlantic, 'Circulating Enlightenment' has become a popular teaching and research tool in secondary schools, colleges, and universities, accessed by students, teachers, and historians of eighteenth-century culture.

The site continues to add new learning modules and further documentary sources, edited by specialists for users with a broad range of research skills and historical interests. Dr Budd recently received the prize on behalf of his team at an award ceremony in Oxford.

Visit the Circulating Englightenment online resource