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Introduction to Leadership TAGS: | This is a not one of my usual posts about Open Research, but rather a short essay written about and submitted for a Leadership course that I recently completed. I …Continue reading →

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2020 World Book Day TAGS: | | | | Do you know today is World Book Day? Originally designated by UNESCO on 23rd April, World Book Day in the UK has been celebrated on the first Thursday in March …Continue reading →

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The Christmas Book Flood TAGS: | | | Here at the UCF, things are feeling firmly festive – the tiny office tree has been bedecked, mince pies are heaped in the break room, and staff are sporting some …Continue reading →

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Halloween Highland Superstitions TAGS: | | The day of Halloween is upon us and here at the UCF we’re marking the occasion the only way we know how…with some seriously spooky books! A quick click through …Continue reading →

Choco-love TAGS: All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. Lucy Van Pelt (in Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz)  Today we continued our campaign to spread …Continue reading →

IFLA Rare Books Section Conference Last week, we attended the IFLA Rare Books and Special Collections Section Mid Term Meeting at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal in Lisbon. The event on Monday 22nd February was …Continue reading →

Medieval Manuscripts from the Dirt Ages TAGS: | | | | February saw the start of a new project to surface clean and rehouse the CRC’s most important collection of Western medieval manuscripts, which were bequeathed to the library by David …Continue reading →

Were the Tudors terrible? TAGS: | | | | | | The Library currently has trial access to The Cecil Papers, which may help you find out. This fascinating archive offers you crucial insights into the events of one of the …Continue reading →

All you need is library love TAGS: As Valentine’s Day approaches this weekend, we want to let all students know that their library loves them! We were down in the Library Foyer today handing out origami hearts …Continue reading →

German prisoners in Britain, 1916 – at Donington Hall near Derby, in Dorchester, in Handforth, and at Eastcote TAGS: | | | | | IMAGES FROM A BOOK IN OUR COLLECTIONS ENTITLED GERMAN PRISONERS IN GREAT BRITAIN (published circa 1916 by Tillotson & Son Ltd., Printers, Bolton & London) The photographs in the volume …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Semply the Best: A Collection in Need of Some Love This week’s blog comes from Project Collections Assistants Anna O’Regan, Winona O’Connor and Max Chesnokov...
Default utility Image The Battle of Life: A look at the Dumfriesshire mental health survey “worried, dull and anxious, not quite up to the battle of life.” Widowed female, 45-54...

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