Mr Bruce Tate

Contact details

Mr Bruce Tate
Project Manager, IHR Digital
Institute of Historical Research
Institute of Historical Research (IHR), Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
020 7862 8792
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Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Digital resources
England, Europe
Summary of research interests and expertise:

Bruce has been Project Manager at the Institute of Historical Research working on British History Online since 2002 and has overseen the site since its launch in June 2003 through to the present day. He is accountable for all aspects of planning, budget, timeframe and quality, and is PRINCE2 (Practitioner) certified. Previously, he worked for the Audit Commission and commercial publishers including Macmillan and Wilmington.

Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

Date Details
01-Jan-2011 British History Online: usability case study

Report for JISC: 01/11 B

01-Jan-2011 ReScript: Adaptable and Learnable User Interfaces

Report for JISC: 01/11 C

Research Projects & Supervisions

Research projects:

British History Online

Project Manager of digital library from start-up in 2003

British History Online blog

Updates on developments to British History Onine, including coverage of a JISC funded usability project

Connected Histories

Interface development using VB.NET

History API

Bespoke API services on behalf of 3rd parties


Collaborative XML editing and publishing tool for historians

Consultancy & Media
Available for consultancy:
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