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A request from the Library ...

This week I posted an image of a wood engraving by Patricia Jaffe.  It was from a back dated journal of the Society of Wood Engravers; Multiples. 107 more words


Staging the Nation

By Anne-Marie Platt. MLitt Theatre History

Although the National Theatre of Scotland is only currently 9 years old, it has achieved a great deal in its relatively short life so far: and you can find almost every piece of that busy young life in the… 1,018 more words


A Remembrance of U.S. Soldiers Serving Their Country

For Memorial Day in the U.S. we wanted to highlight works authored by U.S. soldiers and share other works about the men and women who fought in the U.S. 254 more words

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The ILLiad, and other stories

Making Archival and Special Collections More Accessible is a new publication whose name says it all.  The good folk at OCLC Research have pulled together seven years of research and summarised it in this handy document. 216 more words

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Vank Cathedral Museum and Library, Iran

I hope you had a wonderful holiday weekend!  Look at me disappearing again for a long time.  Sorry.  After the semester finished a couple of weeks ago, I just needed some offline time.  199 more words


Fashion and Flowers in Chelsea

Gillian Nunns, Reference Librarian writes…

We noticed some new trends on the King’s Road over the past week… garden inspired shop-fronts, beautiful floral dresses and new visitors to Chelsea Library, who are exploring the area whilst visiting the… 333 more words