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Visiting SCUA 102

Hello everyone! This is the second in the blog series about visiting Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) from the perspective of someone who is pretty new.  420 more words

University Archives

February Reading List

It’s a brand-new month! Yes, I know we’re a week in, but 2018 started and forgot to take me with it. This month is Black History month, and while I make it a point to read diverse materials throughout the year, this month I am focusing solely on black authors. 305 more words

Reading Room

Katie Roiphe: The Other Whisper Network

How Twitter feminism is bad for women

Katie Roiphe writes: No one would talk to me for this piece. Or rather, more than twenty women talked to me, sometimes for hours at a time, but only after I promised to leave out their names, and give them what I began to call deep anonymity. 1,404 more words


In the bleak midwinter...

With 2018 well underway, Christmas and New Year celebrations seem a long time ago, but winter is still very much with us. This month the reading room team have chosen three items in the collections with a winter theme, all of which have been consulted in the Special Collections reading room. 365 more words

Special Collections

Helping out with a history essay (Rousse)

I sat next to Colin in the reading room of the library. I had thought he was my niece AF’s boyfriend, but then remembered that she was going out with DL. 55 more words