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Doors Open Day 24 September 2016

The Advocates Library will be open tomorrow from 10am-4pm for tours as part of Doors Open Day 2016 in Edinburgh. You need to come to the building to book on a tour – come early as it is very popular!  24 more words

Business Committee Member - Sharron Wilson

I  am a Serials Librarian proud of my unique role within the historic and traditional Advocates Library. Unique as I am responsible for a serials collection comprising of stock acquired via print legal deposit and purchased subscriptions. 136 more words

Police diversity, skin cancer, and marine protected areas – Newly published Official Publications 01.08.16

Newly published official publications from:

Westminster and the UK Government

The renewable energy sector on Scotland by the Scottish Affairs Select Committee; “Much of the UK’s renewable energy sector is based in Scotland and is an important part of our economy. 864 more words


A visit to the House of Lords: Teas, Tours and Policy Papers

We are justly proud of our Official Publications Collection here at the Library; our print holdings reflect the development of state education policy since the nineteenth century and of course we continue to preserve and protect born digital government publications through our… 328 more words

Library And Archives

Favourite subjects versus relevant curriculum?

When I glanced through one of our new acquisitions – a book which analyses the success of Japan’s educational system – a list of pupils’ favourite subjects struck me. 1,126 more words


SWOP event, 1 June 2016

An SLLG member reports on the SWOP event which took place this week.

This week I attended my first SWOP event. The Scottish Working forum on Official Publications, but prefer to be known as simply SWOP, is a free to join networking membership group for all those with an interest in official publications. 993 more words


More than just a number (Part 2): Making Administrative Memoranda discoverable

Back in January I wrote a post  about the work that we have been doing to improve the discoverability of items within our Official Publications collection. 400 more words

Library And Archives