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We are delighted to let you know that the Highland Council's awarding-winning Am Baile website has been refreshed with a new look design, improved navigation and new features.
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We are delighted to let you know that the Highland Council's awarding-winning Am Baile website has been refreshed with a new look design, improved navigation and new features.  
  
To enhance your experience of the site we have restructured the navigation and have provided additional links to features throughout the site. This will make it easier for you to browse and enjoy the huge variety of materials and different media types on offer.
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To enhance your experience of the site we have restructured the navigation and have provided additional links to features throughout the site. This will make it easier for you to browse and enjoy the huge variety of materials and different media types on offer.  
  
The website is full of interesting and fascinating resources that are not to be missed so we have brought together materials in many different ways to highlight the wonderful collections available for you to enjoy. Here is a selection of what you will find:
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The website is full of interesting and fascinating resources that are not to be missed so we have brought together materials in many different ways to highlight the wonderful collections available for you to enjoy. Here is a selection of what you will find:  
  
PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTION
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PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTION  
  
 
View historic and modern photographs showing towns, villages and landscapes as well as different aspects of Highland life and culture.  
 
View historic and modern photographs showing towns, villages and landscapes as well as different aspects of Highland life and culture.  
  
AUDIO COLLECTION
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AUDIO COLLECTION  
  
This collection contains Gaelic song and traditional music as well as a growing oral history archive. Listen to recordings on a wide variety of topics including:
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This collection contains Gaelic song and traditional music as well as a growing oral history archive. Listen to recordings on a wide variety of topics including:  
  
· World War II memories
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· World War II memories  
  
· Life on a Caithness croft
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· Life on a Caithness croft  
  
· Cromarty fisherfolk dialect
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· Cromarty fisherfolk dialect  
  
· Highland Railway recollections
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· Highland Railway recollections  
  
· Memories of old Inverness
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· Memories of old Inverness  
  
EDUCATION ZONE
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EDUCATION ZONE  
  
 
Here you will find a variety of resources to help teachers and students with an interest in the heritage, culture and language of the Highlands .  
 
Here you will find a variety of resources to help teachers and students with an interest in the heritage, culture and language of the Highlands .  
  
· Schools Websites – Create and publish your school projects
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· Schools Websites – Create and publish your school projects  
  
· Learning Resources – Explore the past and test your knowledge
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· Learning Resources – Explore the past and test your knowledge  
  
· Fun & Games – Enjoy quizzes, games, comics and cartoons
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· Fun & Games – Enjoy quizzes, games, comics and cartoons  
  
DIGITAL LIBRARY
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DIGITAL LIBRARY  
  
This feature allows you to read examples from Highland Libraries' rare book collections.
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This feature allows you to read examples from Highland Libraries' rare book collections.  
  
· Choose from a wide variety of printed resources
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· Choose from a wide variety of printed resources  
  
· Move from page to page just as you would with a real book
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· Move from page to page just as you would with a real book  
  
LITERARY LANDSCAPES
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LITERARY LANDSCAPES  
  
 
Find out how the landscape of the Highlands and Islands inspires writers.  
 
Find out how the landscape of the Highlands and Islands inspires writers.  
  
· Learn more about the authors
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· Learn more about the authors  
  
· Listen to the work of writers past and present
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· Listen to the work of writers past and present  
  
THEN AND NOW
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THEN AND NOW  
  
Here you can compare and contrast the way locations in the Highlands have changed over the years. Categories so far include Castles, Streets, Buildings and Ardnamurchan.
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Here you can compare and contrast the way locations in the Highlands have changed over the years. Categories so far include Castles, Streets, Buildings and Ardnamurchan.  
  
SITE HIGHLIGHTS
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SITE HIGHLIGHTS  
  
We have brought together site highlights from our collections onto one page for you to browse.
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We have brought together site highlights from our collections onto one page for you to browse.  
  
Search the website at www.ambaile.org.uk . Any feedback would be most welcome. Enjoy!
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Search the website at www.ambaile.org.uk . Any feedback would be most welcome. Enjoy!  
  
Telephone 01463 251270
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Telephone 01463 251270  
  
Email ambaile@highland.gov.uk
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Email ambaile@highland.gov.uk  
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Latest revision as of 21:41, 5 October 2010

www.ambaile.org.uk/

We are delighted to let you know that the Highland Council's awarding-winning Am Baile website has been refreshed with a new look design, improved navigation and new features.

To enhance your experience of the site we have restructured the navigation and have provided additional links to features throughout the site. This will make it easier for you to browse and enjoy the huge variety of materials and different media types on offer.

The website is full of interesting and fascinating resources that are not to be missed so we have brought together materials in many different ways to highlight the wonderful collections available for you to enjoy. Here is a selection of what you will find:

PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTION

View historic and modern photographs showing towns, villages and landscapes as well as different aspects of Highland life and culture.

AUDIO COLLECTION

This collection contains Gaelic song and traditional music as well as a growing oral history archive. Listen to recordings on a wide variety of topics including:

· World War II memories

· Life on a Caithness croft

· Cromarty fisherfolk dialect

· Highland Railway recollections

· Memories of old Inverness

EDUCATION ZONE

Here you will find a variety of resources to help teachers and students with an interest in the heritage, culture and language of the Highlands .

· Schools Websites – Create and publish your school projects

· Learning Resources – Explore the past and test your knowledge

· Fun & Games – Enjoy quizzes, games, comics and cartoons

DIGITAL LIBRARY

This feature allows you to read examples from Highland Libraries' rare book collections.

· Choose from a wide variety of printed resources

· Move from page to page just as you would with a real book

LITERARY LANDSCAPES

Find out how the landscape of the Highlands and Islands inspires writers.

· Learn more about the authors

· Listen to the work of writers past and present

THEN AND NOW

Here you can compare and contrast the way locations in the Highlands have changed over the years. Categories so far include Castles, Streets, Buildings and Ardnamurchan.

SITE HIGHLIGHTS

We have brought together site highlights from our collections onto one page for you to browse.

Search the website at www.ambaile.org.uk . Any feedback would be most welcome. Enjoy!

Telephone 01463 251270

Email ambaile@highland.gov.uk


 

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