Blog post by Wiktoria Muryn, MLitt Renaissance Art History student on placement in Special Collections. There are many historical myths about the medieval period. We have all heard stories of the strictly devout society, despotic rulers and the daily grime… Read More ›
Archives and Special Collections
This category is used for posts created by archives and special collections staff from August 2016.
Guest post by Sophie Sterling, an M.Litt Art History student on placement in Special Collections researching Reformation-era illustrations in our early printed books Fear is exciting, the grim is fascinating. Nothing’s more fun than a cataclysmic bloodbath of Biblical proportions, and the… Read More ›
Entertainment is an awkward word to define, the main difficulty being, that some fail to appreciate what others call entertainment. – Marcia Mackeand, QMU Convener of Entertainments 1961-62. (DC240/5/2/6) Since its foundations in 1890, the Queen Margaret Union has offered students… Read More ›
This is a guest blog post by Nelly Ullmann and Tugce Tuerk. We, that’s Nelly and Tugce, are German students from the Media University of Stuttgart who have been doing an internship for 6 months at the University of Glasgow Library…. Read More ›
The University of Glasgow has recently completed its role in the UK Medical Heritage Library digitisation project. Over 5,000 of our texts are now freely available to everyone at the Internet Archive! In 2014 the digital UK Medical Heritage Library… Read More ›