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Thanks for your feedback – Library orientation tours

Every year during orientation week we offer Library tours for new students. The aim of the tours is to give new students an opportunity to find out about the Library spaces, facilities, services and resources, to see how to find things, borrow books, use the printers, and to know where to ask for help. We’ve…

16 October 2019News

Visit to Special Collections

Last week Special Collections had a visit from the photographer and artistic researcher Lisandro Suriel. Born and raised in Saint Martin in the Caribbean, Lisandro earned his Bachelor’s degree in […]

15 October 2019Special Collections

A Century of Photographs, Found in Australia

We are pleased to announce that the winner of the James David Forbes Collecting Prize 2019 is Antares Wells, recent graduate in the School of Art History. In this blog, […]

11 October 2019Special Collections

OA books workshop – invitation to researchers

The organisers of a workshop on Open Access books are looking for researchers in any discipline who have published an OA book or are considering this. Three workshops are being run by OAPEN, in partnership with Springer Nature, with the aim to create ...

10 October 2019Open Access

St Andrews then and now: A rephotography project: Part II

This is the second instalment in a series of five blog posts featuring close juxtapositions of early photographs of St Andrews selected from Special Collections, with the same views today. […]

9 October 2019Special Collections

Cupar Burgh Records – From a Volunteer’s Perspective

Paula, who is volunteering to help with the Archives Revealed project on Cupar’s history tells us about her experiences. I have lived in and around Cupar for nearly 35 years […]

7 October 2019Special Collections

St Andrews then and now: A rephotography project: Part I

PhD candidate Édouard de Saint-Ours introduces a mini-series of posts which coincides with the St Andrews Photography Festival. For a historian of photography, living in St Andrews can often feel […]

2 October 2019Special Collections

2019 St Andrews Photography Festival: Science & Photography

In October this year St Andrews holds its 4th annual Photography Festival. Drawing heavily on the University’s teaching and research collections to support the theme of ‘Science & Photography’, the […]

30 September 2019Special Collections

Collage in the Collections

Visiting Scholar Dr Freya Gowrley reflects on her recent stay in St Andrews. During my three-week visiting scholarship at the Library’s Special Collections this summer, I conducted work as part […]

26 September 2019Special Collections

Library life just got easier!

Say goodbye to most fines When you borrow, items will be automatically renewed for a set number of times, or until someone recalls them (doesn’t apply to Short Loan or Inter-Library Loan items. If someone does recall an item you must return it, or fines will be applied). Collect and return at more sites Recalled…

23 September 2019News