Last Day for Museums Collections Intern During the summer the Museums Services Team took on a ten week ‘Museums Collections’ intern through the Employ.ed On Campus programme. This is her blog post, reflecting upon ten weeks …Continue reading →

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Spotlight on Fiddles at St Cecilia’s Hall Guest post from Olivia Thorne, a museums placement student at St Cecilia’s Hall As a classically-trained cellist, the image that springs to mind for me when I hear the word …Continue reading →

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There are always flowers TAGS: There are always flowers for those who want to see them.  Henri Matisse  This week is British Flowers Week! This is a week-long celebration of British flowers and the UK cut …Continue reading →

Thus strangely are our souls constructed TAGS: We had a fantastic time participating in Festival of Museums at the weekend! From photography to pirates, there was something for everyone! The finale of the weekend was a talk …Continue reading →

Lions and snakes and penguins (oh my!) TAGS: As you may have seen in our earlier blog post, this weekend (May 13th-15th) is Festival of Museums! This year’s theme is adventure and we have lots of exciting events …Continue reading →

Frogs and foxes TAGS: Art does not reproduce what we see; rather, it makes us see  Paul Klee Our relaxation table in the Main Library Foyer has been helping students relax while they are …Continue reading →

That which we call a rose TAGS: What’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet Juliet, Romeo and Juliet Today is the first day of the exam …Continue reading →

Time to relax TAGS: The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it Sydney J. Harris Revision week is well underway and the library is getting busier and busier. Libraries are …Continue reading →

The Adventure Begins… Science, freedom, beauty, adventure: what more could you ask of life? Aviation combined all the elements I loved. Charles A. Lindbergh, The Spirit of St. Louis A model, with some …Continue reading →

Just breathe TAGS: As part of our ongoing mission this term to let students know we care, we have been using some essential oils to help students relax today! Aromatherapy has been around for …Continue reading →

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Collections

Zhouyi zhuanyi Daquan: a piece of early-Ming tradition Just in time for the Chinese New Year we can announce that our copy of...
Robert Burns Manuscripts – gie us a job! It’s the time of year for all things Robert Burns. Here in the DIU I...

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