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In this second instalment from our virtual showcase for the USTC Conference ‘Gender and the Book Trades’ we highlight some of the items…

Date Wednesday July 28, 2021

In our last 4 posts we have described the nature of much of the General Rollo collection, and have highlighted the journeys of a…

Date Thursday July 22, 2021

This year, the annual Universal Short Title Catalogue (USTC) Conference went online for the first time. In the past, Special Collections…

Date Friday July 16, 2021

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Moving to Walter Bower House: The first boxes arrive

Over the course of this summer we are excited to be moving collections, books and other materials to their new browsable home at the Walter Bower House Reading Room. The items being moved are those currently stored in…

The Archive of European Intellectual Life

Special Collections has been involved in a very exciting cataloguing project this year, in collaboration with the Institute of Intellectual History in St Andrews and École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in…

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Experience of a summer intern with the Library

Hi, I’m Romany, a soon to be 4th year Social Anthropology Student, and I am spending the first 6 weeks of summer working as the Library User Experience and Communications Intern. The library has been huge part of my…