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There is nothing in the paper I can do…

As a general rule, we do not retain examination scripts or answers in the University archive. There are a few items however that have been kept by archivists due to their uniqueness. During this examination period, we…

Waterworks at the Main Library

As you may know, the Main Library had to close early on Tuesday 9 April 2024, and we wanted to provide some information about what happened. Simply put, the building’s water supply shut down, which meant we were not…

Study spaces during revision and exams

We love our small town, but it can be hard to find study space when you need it. This can particularly be the case during the revision and exam period. And, while it’s great that so many of you choose to study in the…

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Libraries Open Forum

On Wednesday 15 November, we held our first Libraries Open Forum on the theme of study spaces. The event was co-hosted by Libraries and Museums and the Students’ Association in the Main Library and featured a number of…

Urania Propitia by Maria Cunitz

In this blog Tori Wallauer outlines a 2023 summer project which was made possible through funding from the Royal Astronomical Society and Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) public engagement funding, as…

Cradle Making at the V&A Dundee

In this blog Conservation Technician Gemma Kelly from the National Library reports on a recent exhibition cradle making course hosted at the V&A Dundee. In December last year, I had the pleasure of attending a course…

Library Collecting Competition 2023 – results!

The Library collecting competition has now closed, and the winners have been chosen. We had some really great entries, with a wonderful mixture of collections running the gamut from books, photographs and playbills, to…