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Postcards from our #LibraryGetaways

This past month, we went on summer vacation in the stacks! We’ve been highlighting our vast postcard collections on Instagram as a part of the… 135 more words


William Hunter's Library: the Is and the Js

As all viewers of ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’ know, there is no ‘J’ in the Latin alphabet. In Hunter’s Trustees’ catalogue (and in the earlier catalogues compiled in Hunter’s lifetime), there is no separate section in MR 3 for ‘J’ titles and authors are listed with the heading ‘I’. 1,163 more words


Fall 2017 Library Intern-Disney-New York

Approximate Date of Posting: 7/23/2017

Position: Library Intern

Location: New York

Company/Organization  Marvel Entertainment

Marvel is looking for interns to run its in-house library. Interns will help with the cataloging, upkeep and circulation of the company’s vast catalog of comics and trades… 288 more words


Black Beauty


This is my 5th week as an archives intern. I missed a week of blogging due to graduating on Thursday the 13th July. I am now an LJMU post-graduate! 810 more words

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#Austen200 - "Without music life would be a blank to me"

To mark the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, we take a look at her love of music and investigate its influence on her written works. 850 more words

Archive Services

Special Collections and Family History

All over the world there are fantastic treasure troves of old documents, photos, and items. Libraries collect or are donated items from wars, historic events, or even just ordinary people sometimes. 236 more words

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Book Collecting Congratulations

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the inaugural David Murray Book Collecting Prize is Edward Cole.

Edward (who has just completed a PhD focusing on Glasgow Museum’s collections of birds’ eggs) submitted an entry describing his collection of books and other material relating to… 397 more words

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