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2/15. Susan - Special Collections at the Mitchell

Susan Taylor is a librarian in the Special Collections department of The Mitchell Library in Glasgow.

Let’s face it, typical days in the life of any librarian are often not as interesting as the occasional atypical day, and I experienced many such days last summer when Glasgow hosted a cultural festival to coincide with the Commonwealth Games.  1,018 more words


Friday's snapshot from the library ...

It was not until I began working in Special Collections here in the University of Reading that I noticed wood engraving.  I have been working on the the Mark Longman Library and the section on wood engraving is bulging at the seams.   260 more words


A Representation of War and Peace in the Special Collections

The presentation below is on the theme of War and Peace and highlights some of the UCL Institute of Education’s Special Collections. These include:

Library And Archives

Conservation update -Preparing early printed books for Exhibition

We are now less than a month away before the grand opening of  Ingenious Impressions  on the 26th February 2015.

We are nearing completion of conservation treatment on over 64 of our early printed books for display. 229 more words

Special Collections

Syphilis Symposium 27.01.15

There are still a few places available for our Syphilis Symposium this coming Tuesday. If you’d like to attend please use the Eventbrite link below to book a place:- 201 more words