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New to Library: Greek Tragedy and Latin Poetry TAGS: | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to two further modules from Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO). This gives us online access to a further …Continue reading →

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On trial: primary source databases TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that Adam Matthew Digital are very kindly giving us trial access to 7 of their fabulous primary source databases. This gives you a unique …Continue reading →

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National Poetry Day : video clips / audio recordings of poets reading their own works from Literature Online! TAGS: Today, Thursday 8 October 2015, marks the 21st  anniversary of National Poetry Day. Why not watch some video clips or listen to some audio recordings of modern and contemporary poets …Continue reading →

Fairbairn Archive Mystery Item of the Month TAGS: | | | One of the elements of archival work I have always enjoyed is the opportunity to get to know a collection really intimately. In order to generate intelligible finding aids for researchers, …Continue reading →

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The Story of One TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | In 1932 and 1947, every 11 year old child in Scotland was given an intelligence test*.  This fact is referred to throughout the blog. Its the reason Thomson was famous …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...
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