We are delighted to report an exciting new arrival in Special Collections – a beautiful copy of the first edition of Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations recently gifted by alumnus Stuart Leckie, OBE. The Wealth of Nations hardly needs introduction… Read More ›
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Last month we welcomed to the searchroom Susan Smith-Peter from the History department of the City University of New York/ College of Staten Island. Susan is researching Russian students who studied at the University of Glasgow at the time of Adam… Read More ›
A new Special Collections web exhibition focusing on the Scots language in print from the 16th century to the present day is now available. Beginning with the ‘makaris’ or poets of the Renaissance, the selection highlights some notable Scots landmarks… Read More ›
This Tuesday (25th January) marks the 252nd anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns. The occasion will be celebrated by patriotic Scots, poetry lovers and romantics the world over with the customary Burns supper of haggis, neeps, and tatties, accompanied… Read More ›
The Adam Smith Library will close at 4pm today, Tuesday 7th December, due to adverse weather conditions. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.