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Mary Queen of Scots and literary propaganda

In this the fourth of our mini-series of blogs by students who have studied Mary Queen of Scots with Dr Amy Blakeway in 2019/20, we learn from Katie about the literary propaganda campaign against Mary Queen of Scots.…

Mary Queen of Scots and her antagonists

In this the third of our mini-series of blogs by students who have studied Mary Queen of Scots with Dr Amy Blakeway in 2019/20, we learn from Emily about a work by an eminent former student of the University. George…

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University Librarian John MacColl to retire

Although I have been University Librarian here for nine and a half years, my time at St Andrews in fact began in 1979, before many of my colleagues were born, when I arrived as an undergraduate in a rainy October…

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Encountering Mary Queen of Scots

Students on Dr Amy Blakeway’s Mary Queen of Scots, France, England and Ireland module (MO4807) this year have been encountering Mary Queen of Scots through books printed during her lifetime. In the first of a short…

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Women’s Golf in St Andrews

We are launching our new-look blog with a story about an old favourite here in St Andrews – golf. The blog has been migrated to a new format to bring it into line with other University blogs. Don’t worry though – all…

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St Andrews Covid-19 archive

In a short space of time, everyone’s lives have changed dramatically because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The University Library recognises that your experiences during this period of history will be of interest to future…

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Digital Theatre +

You can now access Digital Theatre + through the University Library. It provides online access to a digital streaming video collection of unique films of current, world leading theatre productions.  Over 1000 full…