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All Library services and spaces closed Friday 15 January

There will be no access to bookable space in Martyrs, Click and Collect will not be running and it won’t be possible for us to action scan requests on Friday 15 January. All services will be closed that day to…

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Library services during January

In light of recent government guidance, we have made some changes to Library services and spaces during January. As the new semester approaches, support will be adapted again, and we will keep you informed through the…

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Thank you from your Library

A huge thank you to all of the wonderful staff and students we have worked with this past semester. Although there have been challenges we are grateful to have such gracious colleagues and generous and understanding…

Getting muddy with manuscripts

Heather Curtis, a first-year PhD student at the University of St Andrews, has won the Scottish Records Association’s Tunnock Prize – an award for an essay utilising archival research to expand our knowledge of Scottish…

December 21: Curling, 1878

Curling, 1878 (JV-645). A print from the James Valentine Photographic Collection. Curling is a winter sport that has a long history in Scotland. The first written evidence of curling appeared in a notary’s protocol…