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Glasgow Incunabula Project update (19/12/14)

As 2014 draws to a close, it is time to reflect on the progress made by our project over the past year, look forward to what is coming up, and – most importantly of all – wish all our blog readers a jolly happy Christmas! 460 more words

Special Collections

Friday and the end of term

Today is the last Friday before our Christmas break it is quiet and I am making plans for next term; when I will have a volunteer working with me for a few hours a week. 205 more words


Illuminating Ingenuity - making illuminations

Published on behalf of Sarah Graham

The exhibition Ingenious Impressions will be opening on the 27th February and I have been helping prepare some of the beautiful manuscripts and books that are to be displayed. 709 more words

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Why should universities invest in their archives?

Special collections in universities aren’t just dusty things in basements that are kept because they are nice or old.  They’re part of the story of their institution, highlighting and documenting its distinctive qualities.  106 more words


December Book of the Month

-Contributed by Charity A. Smith.

I used to think owning a dog-eared copy of the Portable Beat Reader made me pretty hip…and then I was asked to write a blog on one of the Cummings Center for the History of Psychology’s newest acquisitions. 438 more words