AM Explorer – your primary source hub (trial access) TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library currently has extended trial access to AM Explorer, your gateway to millions of pages of primary source content. AM’s collections provide …Continue reading →

Academic writing help: Royal Literary Fund Fellow TAGS: | | | | | Are you a student who is struggling with academic writing? Are you a staff member who knows of a student who isn’t quite getting the hang of writing at University …Continue reading →

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Library Tours for Staff 2024 TAGS: | | Are you a new or exisitng staff member who would like to find out more about the University’s libraries? Join an Academic Support Librarian on a 20 to 30-minute in-person …Continue reading →

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JIL Webinar: Writing about Information Literacy (report) TAGS: | | | | | As well as bringing you news and updates from the library, we like to use this blog to report on some of the Continued Professional Development activities we get up …Continue reading →

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Five reasons you should use LibSmart to prep for your assignments TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Here we are midway through the first semester, and you may start to feel like you should be looking ahead to your end of semester assessments. Often students feel a …Continue reading →

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Trial access: ProQuest Black Studies TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | As part of Black History Month at the Library, we have trial access to ProQuest Black Studies. Developed with faculty, scholars and librarians, ProQuest Black Studies brings together award-winning content …Continue reading →

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Stories To Tell: South Asian Heritage Month TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | From 18 July to 17 August it is South Asian Heritage Month, a chance to celebrate and raise the profile of British South Asian history, arts, culture and heritage. This …Continue reading →

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Library summer opening and changes to service TAGS: | | | | | Although this blog mainly focuses on the work of the ASL team (who are library focused but often work remotely) we realise that many readers may associate this blog with …Continue reading →

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Critical Approaches to Libraries (CALC) 2023 TAGS: | | | | | | I attended the CALC Conference on 24th and 25th May and can thoroughly recommend this annual event to other professionals interested in critical librarianship. The gathering was welcoming and introduced …Continue reading →

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Books, Boxes and Bugs! A day in the life of a Collections Care Technician at the Centre for Research Collections TAGS: | | | | | | | | Welcome to our new Day in the Life Series! The Conservation and Collections Management team recently recruited three new members of staff. In this series each of our new team …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Archival Provenance Project: a glimpse into the university’s history through some of its oldest manuscripts               My name is Madeleine Reynolds, a fourth year PhD candidate in History of Art....
Rediscovering the Poetry of Louisa Agnes Czarnecki, a 19th-Century Edinburgh Writer and Musician Today we are publishing a blog by Ash Mowat, a volunteer in the Civic Engagement...

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Default utility Image Giving Decorated Paper a Home … Rehousing Books and Paper Bindings In the first post of this two part series, our Collection Care Technician, Robyn Rogers,...
Default utility Image The Book Surgery Part 2: Bringing Everything Together In this blog, Project Conservator Mhairi Boyle her second day of in-situ book conservation training...

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